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Iron: Are You Deficient?

Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in the world. More than 2 billion people suffer from iron-deficiency anaemia worldwide. It is an important part of many enzymatic reactions involved in energy production and metabolism. It is a co-factor in the production of some hormones and neurotransmitters such as thyroid…

Lower Back Pain: What Causes It?

If you’ve ever experienced lower back pain, you’re not alone! According to a study called, “Low Back Pain in Australian Adults” published by the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics in 2004, it was found that around 20% of adults in Australia suffers from low back pain at any one…

Migraine and Chiropractic

Migraines can be a debilitating condition for anyone at any age and why they happen can be the result of many different things including stress, period pain, head trauma, exercise, fatigue and even food and environment. According to one report by the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, females are two to…

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Dysfunction

Imagine being unable to move your jaw, the part of the body that you constantly use to swallow, chew, yawn and talk. Sadly, this is a reality for many people as they suffer the harsh effects of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction or TMJ. TMJ is a condition that affects the hinge…

Pregnancy and Lower Back Pain

Having a baby can be one of life’s happiest moments, however the months leading up to birth can be among the most stressful mentally and physically for the expectant mum. All too often, additional weight stress placed on the lower back may be a significant cause of pain. Causes of…

Flat Head: Plagiocephaly

The majority of births in Australia result in a happy and healthy baby, however there are some babies born with conditions that can affect them throughout their lives. One condition in particular that has been an increase in presenting to chiropractic clinics has been that of Deformational Plagiocephaly. This condition…