Over the last decade, research has demonstrated that spinal manipulation can change various aspects of nervous system function, including muscle reflexes, cognitive processing, reaction time, and the speed at which the brain processes information. One research group from New Zealand (Haavik et al) has hypothesized that the joint dysfunction part of … [Read more...]
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Usain Bolt has been declared the "fastest man in the world." While this hasn’t always been technically true, he has won so consistently at the 100 meter distance throughout his career that the nickname "lightning bolt" seems like a pretty good fit. He has won 6 Olympic gold medals, never placing for silver or bronze. In other world championships, … [Read more...]
DESIGNER BAGS, SMARTPHONES AND HIGH HEELS COULD AFFECT YOUR HEALTH SAY NZ CHIROPRACTORS Your choice of handbag and how you carry it may be affecting your health long term, according to the New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association. NZCA spokesperson and chiropractor Dr Cassandra Fairest explains: `Regularly carrying a large, heavy bag, texting … [Read more...]
Though thousands of different triggers can cause headaches, one thing is certain—they happen for a reason. A headache is the body’s way of telling you something isn’t right. But what you may not know is that what’s causing the headache doesn’t always originate in or near the area where you feel pain. When it comes to your body, everything is … [Read more...]
From swinging golf clubs to weeding the garden, popular sports and weekend activities can take a toll on our backs. Even daily chores like lifting heavy groceries or carrying a hefty load of laundry can cause back pain. Millions of people suffer from back pain every year. Though most back pain is acute or short term and doesn’t last more than a … [Read more...]