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Chiropractic Care for all age groups

People from all age groups can benefit from Chiropractic care. From Small children, the elderly, pregnant woman to amateur or Olympic athletes.   It is safe for the whole family. Anyone who suffers from specific musculoskeletal problems can benefit from Chiropractic care.  A chiropractor’s goal is to focus on the health of the spine.  They perform adjustments (hands on spinal manipulations) to the spine or other parts of the body with the goal of correcting alignment problems, alleviating pain, improving...

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Sports Injuries and Chiropractic Care

Whether you play sports at an amateur or professional level. As an athlete the demands of running, jumping, throwing or tackling can result in painful tears, sprains, and strains. People of all ages suffer from some form of sports injury in their lives and getting back to playing again is the most important thing. Chiropractors are trained to deal with a wide range of sports injuries from Achilleshamstring, calf, groin, thigh strains to tennis elbow

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How to feel a better burn in the saddle

Sport specific training is a must, whether you are a weekend warrior who goes cycling on the weekend to grab a coffee with a couple of mates or looking to take your pedal to the next level. Not only will it reduce the risk to injury, it will also increase performance. In the previous blog “5 ways to get the best from your pedal” we introduced the concepts of the power phase (12 o’clock to 6 o’clock) and the recovery phase (6 o’clock) and discussed the prime movers...

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5 ways to get the best from your pedal

Cycling is predominately a lower limb sport. The main movers of the posterior chain are the hamstrings, gluteals and the calves and are active when out of the saddle. When in the saddle the anterior chain (hip flexors and quadriceps) drive the pedals down and around. To get more from your next cycle, give these 5 tips a try to increase performance and endurance. We begin in the saddle with the pedal at 12 o’clock and see the gluteals, quadriceps drive movement on the downward sweep of the pedal. On the way back up the...

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