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The road to Sports Chiropractic

Anybody who has met me, knows that I am a sports and rehab junkie. From a young age i've been obsessed with rugby, and have also been an avid basketball enthusiast. Naturally, I then found myself studying chiropractic in my later years where I developed a keen...

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How can Chiropractic help powerlifters?

The sport of power lifting is increasing popularity, with gyms installing more squat racks, benches and dead-lifting platforms. But how can Chiropractic help a power lifter? Powerlifting consists of three lifts; the squat, the deadlift and the bench, however many...

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Headaches – Is your headache coming from your neck?

Headaches are a common condition that we treat at Cartwright Physicaltherapy. There are numerous different causes of headaches; one of the types of headaches we treat here regularly is cervicogenic headaches (CH). But what are CH? CH are headaches caused by a disorder...

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Shoulder pain – Impingement Syndrome

Have you ever noticed that you get pain with overhead movements like dumbbell shoulder press or even something as simple as putting the clothes on the line? You may have shoulder impingement syndrome. Shoulder pain is the third most common condition that presents to a...

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Hip mobility and low back pain

Do you have a mobility issue? Do you get lower back pain when you squat or have you ever bent down to pick up something small up and felt your back go? Pain is usually the last symptoms to present and the first to go, if treated appropriately. But what if the pain in...

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Poor Posture, Poor Health

Most people were nagged by their parents to sit/stand up straight at a young age, but were there any merit for their annoying comments? The short answer is YES! Our bodies have stresses placed on them every day and our posture determines how our bodies functions and...

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Repetitive Strain Injury [RSI]

With the increasing amount of hours spent at a desk its no wonder RSI is increasing in incidence. But what is RSI? RSI or repetitive strain injury term used to describe an overuse injury. Continuous repeated movements such as typing and using a mouse or prolonged...

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Patrick Lind Chiropractor

My name is Patrick Lind. I have completed a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and a Masters of Chiropractic from Macquarie University. From a young age I have been heavily involved sport including rugby, basketball, cricket and swimming. This sporting background...

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Best Pillow

Do you wake up in the morning and your neck hurts? Do you feel as if you toss and turn every night? Well this could all be as a result of your pillow! With so many different types of pillows now on the market, people are finding selecting the right pillow quite an...

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Headaches

If you're a sufferer of chronic headaches or migraines, you dont need convincing that they're one of the most painful, debilitating conditions you could possibly suffer. A frequent and overlooked cause of headaches is the malfunction of spinal bones in the neck and...

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