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Neck Pain

Neck Pain

In this video Dr Haavik looks at whether neck pain has an impact on sensorimotor function in older people....

Pain is our Alarm System

Pain is our Alarm System

We look at how all of the body’s senses work and how your brain interprets them, in particular with regards to the pre front cortex and pain signals....

The Safety of Chiropractic Care

The Safety of Chiropractic Care

Some people are worried about Chiropractic Care and in this video we look at the research literature on this topic to see what the science actually says....

Strength & Fatigue

Strength & Fatigue

In this video we look at research undertaken to see how chiropractic care can help with strength....

Bed Wetting

Bed Wetting

In this video we look at research undertaken to see how chirorpactic care may help with enuresis (involuntary urination, especially by infants at night)....

Chiropractic & Posture

Chiropractic & Posture

Chiropractic & Posture In this video we look at how Chiropractic care can help with posture....

Pain

Pain

Did you know that scientists have found the feeling of pain is something your brain decides you should experience if it believes there is a problem....

Chiropractic Techniques

Chiropractic Techniques

In this video we look at the various techniques that are used by chiropractors....

Chiropractic & Colic

Chiropractic & Colic

In this video we examine a study where the finding demonstrated how Chiropractic care can significantly reduce crying time in babies with colic....

Chiropractic Care reduces falls risk factors

Chiropractic Care reduces falls risk factors

As we age our risk of having a fall increases. In this video we take a closer look at a study that investigated whether Chiropractic care could help brain function which may prevent falls in older adults....

Chiropractic & Older Adults

Chiropractic & Older Adults

We highlight how Chiropractic Care can benefit older adults who tend to favour more traditional medical practice. We take a closer look at a couple of recent studies that indicate Chiropractic care can have a protective role in preserving functional...

I’m in Pain, Should I Wait?

I’m in Pain, Should I Wait?

I’M IN PAIN, SHOULD I WAIT???? I’m often asked by people if they should wait till the pain settles before they come in.  By doing this you are actually increasing recovery time. If the duration of pain is greater than 8 days before consultation, then...

Do I Need A New Mattress & What Mattress Should I Get?

Do I Need A New Mattress & What Mattress Should I Get?

These are two very common questions I am asked. It is generally recommended that you get a new mattress approximately every ten years. Of course, if you have a cheap mattress you may need to change it sooner than that! So how do you know if your mattress is in need of...

Should I Take Voltaren?

Should I Take Voltaren?

Due to the fact that many people coming to see me are in pain, one of the common questions I am asked is “Should I take Voltaren?” Voltaren (Diclofenac) is a NSAID – non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, taken for conditions such as pain,...

How to Prevent Flu.

How to Prevent Flu.

It’s that time of year again and there’s all sorts of media coverage designed to strike fear in our hearts about the coming flu season. So what can you do to minimize your risk of getting the flu? Of course there’s the option of getting the flu...

Ever Wonder Whats The Best Sleep Position?

Ever Wonder Whats The Best Sleep Position?

Ever wonder if you’re prone to certain aches and pains because of how you snooze? So what position should you sleep in? People ask me almost daily what position they should sleep in. While it might be easy to hypothesise, the reality is, once you’re asleep you have...

Welcome to Brookvale Chiropractic

Welcome to Brookvale Chiropractic

we provide high quality Chiropractic care to people actively seeking to improve their health and wellbeing. To find out how Chiropractic could improve your quality of life, please contact our team now.

How Chiropractic may help Dizziness & Blurry Vision.

How Chiropractic may help Dizziness & Blurry Vision.

Lots of people come to Brookvale Chiropractic with the hope that we can help them with their dizziness or blurry vision, but don’t actually understand the connection. Did you know that neck problems can create blurry vision and dizziness? Recently I worked,...

Does Chiropractic Scare You?

Does Chiropractic Scare You?

When we get health problems we can do one of three things:- Choose not to do anything. Take pain-killers and anti-inflammatories to cover up the symptoms. Actively seek out a way to deal with the cause of the symptoms. Unfortunately there are many people who fit into...

Is Chiropractic Addictive?

Is Chiropractic Addictive?

Might seem like an odd question, but we do get asked this quite frequently at Brookvale Chiropractic. And, the answer is quite simple.  Yes, it is addictive.  Not in the way that you become reliant on your visits to Brookvale Chiropractic in order to get through your...

Does being “average” make it OK?

Does being “average” make it OK?

Over the last couple of weekends the Sunday paper has shown a picture of a woman and asked “Is this woman fat?” I would have to say that yes, I thought she was a little overweight.  And, it seemed the majority of the people asked this question, thought so...

“LOST THE PLOT”

“LOST THE PLOT”

“Lost the Plot!” All 50+ year olds without any known risk of cardiovascular disease to be medicated. If I recommended that you take something that causes muscle aches and cramps, stomach upsets, liver damage, headaches, memory loss and fatigue on the...

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