Wellness Blog

February 13, 2019
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Keeping Current & Relevant

This year I begin my 21st year in Chiropractic practice and my 18th year in Toongabbie. I am fortunate to feel as invigorated and passionate about turning up to practice today as I did when I began all those years ago. One of the reasons I believe I feel this way is because I value keeping current with the research that underpins chiropractic care and then finding ways to make this understanding relevant to you, the people who seek care with me. Excitingly for me, research over the past few years has been published showing the impact chiropractic […]
February 4, 2019
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Genetic Predestination?

Genes load the gun, your lifestyle pulls the trigger For many in society they have been taught and now believe that their health outcomes are predetermined by the genes they inherited from their parents. Unfortunately this sets up a victim mentality of fatalism in which they think there is nothing they can do to alter this.  This is a false belief due to an over emphasis of the power of genes and a misunderstanding of their importance.  You are not a victim to your genes. Yes they give you your eye and hair colour but they do not […]
January 30, 2019
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Who is Your Healer?

When we get sick, ill or battle symptoms it is our natural tendency to seek out a healer. By default we begin to think that someone needs to add something or take something away from the outside to make this happen. This quote from BJ Palmer, the developer of Chiropractic might get you thinking a little differently about who the true healer is and where you should be looking to get the results you are after. “Healing is a process afforded you by your Creater and is above and beyond the control of man. Your Chiropractor does everything […]
January 23, 2019
Holding Anger

The 5 Minute Rule

I have been told that all emotions are valid and have a place in the right context. This includes negative emotions like anger, sadness and bitterness. Now it is also true that different emotion produce different chemicals within the body and positive emotions like love, happiness and gratitude produce chemicals that promote good health, negative emotions produce chemicals within the body that long term cause it harm. This is where the 5 minute rule can come into effect. If something bad, unsetting, wrong or just plain unfair happens to you, allow yourself 5 minutes to feel wronged, upset, […]