Wellness Blog

October 16, 2018
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World Spine Day

October 16th is world spine day and as you could imagine the majority of the chiropractic profession is very excited and rightly so because chiropractors work with the spine…..right? For more than a decade now I have advocated a neurologically base chiropractic approach promoting brain based wellness. So why did I move beyond the more traditional stance on chiropractic? Firstly nothing happens in the body in isolation. True health requires all parts functioning harmoniously 100% of the time and each part has a distinct role to play. The role of the spine and bones are to provide structure, […]
October 10, 2018

World Mental Health Day

Wednesday 10th October was world mental health day. Statistically in Australia 1 in 5 people will suffer with mental illness this year and 6 commit suicide each day with a further 30 attempting suicide. I personally find this very alarming and saddens me deeply. As I filter this through my neurologically based chiropractic perspective of brain based wellness it highlights the dangerous impact of unrelenting and unresolved stress and the impact it may have on these devastating issues. For the last 12 years I have been measuring my patients nervous systems response to stress, as stress is considered […]
October 3, 2018

Remove my Symptoms

For most people, they seek a health professional, like a chiropractor so they can get a symptom removed. Yet is that truely possible or the best approach? Last week I wrote about disease and symptoms resulting as a lack of health. Symptoms can and perhaps should be viewed as your body’s warning signal that your level of health has been depleted and it is reaching its limits of adaptation. As a chiropractor I am not able to magically or miraculously reach into someones body and remove their pain or symptom. The purpose of the chiropractic adjustment is to […]
September 27, 2018

Lack of Health or Disease

Is there a difference between the lack of being healthy and having a disease? Maybe it is something you have never thought about. I believe that you are unable to have a disease without having a lack of health but are able to have a lack of health and not have a disease. If the lack of health was to continue long enough then a disease process will likely begin. Why might this even be important? Because it comes down to how you think about and look after yourself. Is it your goal to be healthy or just […]