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Thousands of back pain sufferers given ‘harmful’ treatments

March 28, 2018

By Liam Mannix 21 March 2018 The Age https://www.theage.com.au/national/thousands-of-back-pain-sufferers-given-harmful-treatments-20180321-p4z5h0.html Hundreds of thousands of Australian back pain sufferers are being given harmful or useless treatments, leading researchers say, prompting them to make an extraordinary plea to protect the public. Thirty-one of the world’s leading back pain researchers have published a call to action in medical journal The Lancet saying lower back … read more

Lifestyle Medicine

November 3, 2017

Lifestyle Medicine is a multidisciplinary approach to health and health problems, bridging the gap between health promotion and clinical practice. Lifestyle Medicine pays specific attention to preventative measures by adding behavioral, motivational and environmental skills to conventional medical practice. Where conventional medical practice normally focuses on risk factors and markers of illness and disease, lifestyle medicine aims to consider the … read more

Acupuncture for Allergies

September 23, 2016

Acupuncture therapy is an effective, holistic and natural form of healing that has a wide range of health benefits and can improve a wide range of conditions. For some people, when they think of acupuncture treatment they might only think of acupuncture for pain management, or acupuncture for sports injuries. However acupuncture therapy can influence a wide range of conditions … read more

Acupuncture for Headaches

July 15, 2016

Headache is a very common health-related condition in Australia, with approximately 15% of Australians taking pain-relieving medications for headache symptoms at any point in time. There are different types of headache, as well as many different causes. Most headaches occur as the result of more than one contributing factor. Common contributing factors for headache include diet, stress, muscle tension and … read more

Chiropractic Treatments for Back Pain

July 8, 2016

Chiropractic treatments for back pain are drug free and non-surgical treatments that aim to promote recovery from conditions that can cause back pain symptoms. Chiropractic is a health care profession dedicated to the treatment of the nervous system and/or musculoskeletal system. Chiropractic therapy utilizes hands-on spinal manipulation, amongst other treatments, to enable the body to move more freely and enjoy … read more