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Chiropractic Reduces Herniated Disc Pain

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Back pain is one of the most common problems we see in our Dr Mac practice, and one that chiropractic is great at treating. Sometimes, back pain is caused by a herniated disc. To best understand disc herniation, think of your discs like a jelly filled donut where the outer shell is dense enough and strong enough to keep the jelly (the fluid that cushions your spine) securely inside. However, when some form of pressure is placed on it, Continue Reading →

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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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