Archive for March, 2015

Spinal health is Brain health, say New Zealand Chiropractors

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The spinal cord is literally an extension of the brain, and therefore spinal health is brain health says the New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association, as part of a drive to explain how improved brain-­body communication is vital to improving the nation’s well being.

Celebrating International Brain Awareness Week, chiropractor and NZCA spokesman Dr Hayden Thomas explains: `The focus of chiropractic care is on the health and integrity of the nervous system. The health and function of the spine affects ...

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Growing pains may mask serious conditions, warn NZ Chiropractors

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The New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association warns parents to be cautious about dismissing their children’s complaints as ‘growing pains’ and just a rite of passage, pointing out that the symptoms may indicate more serious conditions.
NZCA spokesman and chiropractor Dr Hayden Thomas says: `We should be really clear about this, kids should not have pain. It so often gets brushed off as just ‘growing pains’ but we recognise that pain can be a sign of a real ...

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