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Hiatus Hernia and Indigestion

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (sometimes referred to as GERD or GORD) is a condition that affects up to 40% of people in the United States and 10-15 % of people in Australia. Its prevalence is rising over time, with authorities blaming obesity as a likely contributing factor. Other risk factors are reported as being advancing age, male gender, Caucasian ethnicity and smoking.   The symptoms of GERD are ...
 
 

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica is a condition that Adelaide chiropractors see very commonly.   The term “Sciatica” is nerve pain arising from the sciatic nerve. It can be produced by pressure on the nerve roots as they exit the spinal cord, or by pressure on the nerve trunk of the nerve, where it passes through the buttock. Sciatica can be brought on by sitting on a hard seat. When your ...
 
 

7 Reasons Your Child Might Need To See A Chiropractor

1. They complain of musculoskeletal pain People often fall into the trap of thinking their young child is faking pain to get attention. While this has been observed with things like stomach aches, it is rarely the case with mechanical pain. If your child complains of back pain, neck pain or headaches, then having them checked by a qualified chiropractor is a good idea. A Danish study found that ...
 
 

How Chiropractic For Babies Is Different

Being a parent to a young baby is not usually easy at the best of times. Working with sleep times, feeding times, bathing times, nappy changes etc can be a real handful, and this is when everything is working normally!   If you then add to this the stress of having a baby that seems to be really unsettled all of the time or has ongoing health ...
 
 

What can I do to support my chiropractic care?

The decision to see a chiropractor is one that can bring with it a range of benefits to your health. Not only can chiropractors directly apply treatment to physical problem areas in your body, but we can also advise you in a number of lifestyle areas to enable you to benefit maximally from the chiropractic care you are receiving. While you certainly stand to benefit from the primary treatment ...
 
 

Feet and Chiropractic

When most people consider seeing a chiropractor in Adelaide, they generally understand that chiropractic care is something to do with their spine. This is largely true, however it may not tell the complete story.   One principle that we firmly respect in the chiropractic profession, is that the entire body works together as a complete functional system. The brain coordinates all of the functions that enable ...
 
 

Can chiropractic provide relief for disc injuries?

Lower back pain is a very common reason why patients would seek help from a chiropractor in Adelaide. Part of the chiropractor’s job is to first discuss the problem with the patient and determine what the cause of the problem is. It is very important to come away knowing that pain is not the problem, and discovering what is going wrong on a structural, or functional tissue level is ...
 
 

When can I expect to feel improvement from my chiropractic care?

What influences when I can start to feel improvement from my chiropractic care? People seek help through chiropractic care for a variety of different reasons. These include (but are not limited to) Headaches, back pain, neck pain, hip pain, sciatica and a range of other conditions. Understandably, people want to get relief from their pain and feel better as soon as possible. However, there are a number of considerations ...
 
 

Can I have chiropractic adjustments if I’m pregnant?

Chiropractic adjustments while pregnant Pregnancy can be an exciting time. The anticipation of meeting your new baby is certainly a very memorable period in the lives of soon to be parents. It is also a time where the mother to be experiences a whole host of changes to her body, as it prepares for eventual child birth.    If you are already having chiropractic care when ...
 
 

TIPS FOR THE WEEKEND WARRIOR

WHAT IS A WEEKEND WARRIOR?   “A weekend warrior is 1) A person who participates in a physically strenuous activity only on weekends or part-time, or 2) A homeowner who acts as a contractor and tries to do major improvement projects on weekends (often without understanding the scope of the work to be done).”   In today’s busy society, many of us are expected to be ...
 
 

Is there a good chiropractor near me?

Is there a good chiropractor near me?    Dr Goran Mladenovic and the award winning team at Walkerville Chiropractic have been proud members of our local communities for 17 years. Our chiropractic clinic has served the people of Walkerville, North Adelaide, St Peters and many other suburbs around the City of Adelaide during that time.    We realise that having a back injury, a neck injury, a ...
 
 

Healthy foods for men

Although most people associate chiropractic care with the spine, chiropractors have always had an interest in promoting the overall health and function of the body. A healthy diet is one of the best ways to keep the body and its functions in excellent working order. While it can be said that eating plenty of vitamins and minerals are good for all individuals, men’s and women’s bodies are different and hence ...
 
 

Digestion

Digestion is a function of the body that works endlessly without us being aware of it. Many people wrongly assume that digestion occurs only once we’ve eaten, but the process continues day and night to process the solids that we’ve eaten, distribute the vitamins and minerals around the body and push the toxins out. A strong digestive system is needed to process the complex substances vital for our survival.    ...
 
 

Emu Oil

Have you ever been wandering the aisles of the pharmacy or supermarket and come across emu oil, thinking what on earth it could be used for? Well, this ointment, which comes in varying forms, is a fantastic natural medicine to relieve arthritic pain and swollen sore points. Like many herbal medicines, it’s been around for centuries – held in great stead by Australian Aborigines and more recently, alternative health practitioners.  ...
 
 

Bedwetting

Bedwetting, or as enuresis, is a common occurrence for young children. In the first four or five years of life the problem shouldn’t be of much concern to parents, but it’s after this point that involuntary urination can indicate a deeper problem. This is because it’s assumed that after this age, children should have established proper bladder control.    There are two main forms of bedwetting: Primary and Secondary ...
 

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