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  • School Lunches – 5 Things To Avoid And 5 Must Haves

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    The return of a New Year is a great time for parents and caregivers to give consideration as to what children are eating throughout the school day. Research tells us that physical growth/development and healthy brain function are heavily influenced by the foods we consume. Furthermore, it makes perfect sense […]
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  • Take Care Of Your Gut!

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    We have all heard of the phrase “trust your gut” but what is equally important is taking care of your gut. In the past decade, an increase of research studies has proven that gut health is critical to overall health. Everything we eat and drink passes through the gut by [...]
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  • HOW TO LISTEN TO YOUR BODY

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    Guest Blog by Kirsten Rennie. Your body always whispers before it shouts - NO exceptions. Do you feel run down, tired, always scrambling for more time? Perhaps your lifestyle has become so busy that you have forgotten how to check in with yourself regularly. Your body holds all the answers, [...]
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  • 5 QUICK KEYS TO RELATIONSHIP HAPPINESS

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    Guest Blog by Renee Slansky. It's the middle of the week and perhaps things aren’t going as planned, the pressure is mounting between you and your man, or you are just about to reach breaking point and feel completely exhausted in every way . Here are 5 quick tips to [...]
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  • Stress Relief with Dry Needling therapy

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    Stress can be good and bad. Good stress keeps us alert, fit and focussed. Bad stress holds us hostage to unhelpful thoughts, tight neck muscles, and extra pours from the wine bottle. Enter: Dry needling! This is a treatment now offered at Complete Chiropractic Dee Why. Very fine acupuncture needles [...]
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  • Mindfulness

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    In our modern day world, Mindfulness is a concept gaining a great deal of attention and interest. Current research studies report numerous associated benefits linked directly to what was once considered to be an old age practice. So, what is mindfulness? Seen as the act of self-awareness; being acutely aware [...]
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  • Benefits of Chiropractic

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    Have you ever stopped to wonder how many of us suffer from neck and back stiffness or pain? Apart from the obvious discomfort, simple daily tasks such as driving a car, crossing a busy street and picking things up from the floor can become all too challenging for individuals experiencing [...]
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  • The Bitter Side of Sugar

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    One would assume that sugar is just a simple additive that you might put in your coffee or add to your baked goods, but in fact it is a complicated molecule that has real effects to the human body when consumed in large doses. The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends [...]
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  • SHOULD I COMBINE CHIRO AND OTHER TREATMENTS?

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    Sometimes, the expression "less is more" applies. Especially when beginning Chiropractic care. Like learning to run, swim, or play golf, time should firstly be devoted to acquiring the basic movement patterns, then adding more technical aspects. Your Chiro adjustment sets the body's natural Unwinding in motion, returning spine function to [...]
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  • Is chiropractic safe during pregnancy?

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    Most women experience back pain throughout their pregnancy. With the hormone relaxin being released throughout the body in order to allow the pelvis to expand and give birth, all joints subsequently become more lax and easier to strain. As a result of weight gain together with a change in the [...]
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  • 10 things that affect your posture

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    1. Sitting has a negative affect on our posture as we are not designed to be sedentary, we are designed for movement. 2. Technology. When we use mobiles to text and talk we slouch forward as we do when we sit at a computer. When we talk on the phone [...]
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  • Should I go to the chiro or physio?

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    Finding the right practitioner for your condition is important. We all can experience back or nerve pain in our lives - and a speedy recovery will help maintain your high level of overall health. At the end of the day, if a fully-trained and registered Chiro, Physio (or other) has [...]
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  • Chronic Post Traumatic Headache

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    Post-traumatic headache is a headache which happens after any damage or injury to the head or neck. Dominant part of the general population tend to experience headache even after a mild head injury. The headache can happen instantly after the damage or it can begin around a week after the [...]
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  • Illiotibial band syndrome

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    ITB. The three letters runners dread to hear. It’s one of those pains in your knee or the outside of your leg where you go out for a run, and have to limp home. ITBS is described by a pain running down the outside of the knee, which starts as [...]
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  • Lateral Epicondylitis

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    Lateral Epicondylitis is a typical clinical substance portrayed by pain and tenderness at the common origin of the extensor gathering muscles of the lower arm, as a rule as an after-effect of a particular strain, abuse, or an immediate blast. It is viewed as a total injury harm that happens [...]
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  • Lumbar and other Intervertebral disc disorders with Myelopathy

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    Lumbar disc disorder with myelopathy refers to an issue of the lumbar spine that outcomes in pressure of the most minimal segment of the spinal cord (conus medullaris). Myelopathy is a comprehensive term alluding to any issue of the spinal rope. The lumbar region indicates the lower segment of the [...]
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  • Metatarsalgia

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    Metatarsalgia, actually metatarsal pain and casually known as a stone bruise, is a general term used to refer to any difficult foot condition influencing the metatarsal region of the foot. This is a typical issue that can influence the joints and bones of the metatarsals. Metatarsalgia is frequently confined to [...]
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  • Muscle Strain

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    A Muscle strain is an injury to a muscle in which the muscle strands tear as an aftereffect of overstretching. A strain is additionally informally known as a pulled muscle. The equivalent injury to a ligament is a sprain. As a consequence of strenuous movement. Very nearly anybody can put [...]
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  • Migrane

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    Headache is a neurological illness portrayed by recurrent moderate to extreme  headaches regularly in association with various autonomic sensory system symptoms. Migraines are believed to be because of a blend of ecological and hereditary components. Around 66% of cases keep running in families. Changing hormone levels might likewise assume a [...]
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  • Adhesive Capsulitis of Shoulder Treatment on the Northern Beaches

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    Adhesive capsulitis of shoulder is one of the more common shoulder injuries. This condition is also known as Frozen Shoulder. Numerous muscles and structures surround the shoulder which helps in giving motion and stability to the area. However, there are instances when the shoulder capsule can become very tight. When [...]
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  • Ankylosis Spondylitis Relief Possible in our Dee Why Practice

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    Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that basically affects the spine. AS can cause inflammation to the spinal joints, this can then lead to chronic pain and discomfort. Early diagnosis and treatment helps control pain and stiffness and may lessen or prevent critical deformation. Symptoms: Constant pain back pain [...]
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  • Bicipital Tendinitis Treatment Available Near Brookvale

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    The disorder of the tendon around the biceps muscle is called Biceps tendinitis. This condition causes pain in your arm and/or shoulder and can lead to more serious problems if left untreated. Studies show that biceps tendon is most often found in patients 18 to 35 years of age who [...]
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  • Bursitis of Shoulder Treatment at Narrabeen

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    A bursa functions as a shock absorber; it is a tiny fluid-filled sac that serves as a gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body. Around every major joint are multiple bursa, which act as cushioning pads. Shoulder joint has several bursa, which helps to prevent friction between [...]
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  • Calcaneal Spur Treatment with our Chiropractor at Oxford Falls

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    A calcaneal spur is also known as heel spur. This is a small bone spur located on the heel bone. When a foot bone is exposed to constant stress, calcium deposits build up on the bottom of the heel bone. This can be due to poor posture and hip misalignment. [...]
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  • Learn about Calcific Tendinitis of Shoulder with our Chiropractors in Queenscliff

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    This is a problem we deal with quiet often It can happen when the shoulder joint is not aligned properly. Calcium deposits form on the tendons of your shoulder it will result to Calcific tendonitis of the shoulder. When this happens, it causes a build-up of pressure in the tendon. [...]
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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment with our Chiropractors at Seaforth

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    The fibrous tissue which surrounds the wrist is called carpal. This is the tight spaces between this fibrous band and the wrist bone. The median nerve passes through the carpal tunnel to receive sensations from the thumb, index, and middle fingers of the hand. The swelling around or a change in position [...]
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  • Chest Pain or Rib Pain on Breathing Treatments with our Chiropractors at Terry Hills

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    Chest or rib cage pain can be a sharp, dull, or achy pain which is felt at the chest. It may occur after an obvious injury or without explanation. The pain can be felt immediately upon injury, or slowly develop over time. If you have unexplained chest pain lasting more [...]
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  • Cluster Headache Syndrome Treatment in Northern Beaches

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    A Cluster headache which is nicknamed suicide headache is a neurological disorder which is characterised by recurrent, severe headaches on one side of the head, typically around the eye. This is generally very painful and occur several times a day, they come on unexpectedly which do not last long. Symptoms [...]
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  • Spinal Stenosis Treatment with our Chiropractors in Terry Hills

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    The abnormal narrowing of the spinal canal is called spinal stenosis. This may occur in any of the regions of the spine. Now, in people with spinal stenosis, the spine is narrowed in one or more of three parts: The space at the centre of the spine The canals where [...]
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  • Let’s Get Healthy!

    November is 'Get Healthy' month here at Complete Chiro and we invite you to get healthy with us. We understand that for everyone 'getting healthy' might mean something completely different. For some it might mean getting into an exercise regime and losing weight, for others it may mean adjusting their [...]
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  • Spring Promotion

    Here at Complete Chiropractic we are grateful for all the referrals we get and truly appreciate the support from all our patients. For every friend you refer in September you will receive a copy of Hooman’s new book, Straight Forward (valued at $22), and go into the draw to win a [...]
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  • Dr Hooman Zahedi now a published author!

    My goal in this book is to help you understand the source and nature of chronic pain and explain how you can mindfully locate and identify the cause of stress in your body. I’ll look at how standing, sitting and sleeping can affect your habitual posture, and I’ll uncover the [...]
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  • Find the best carer for your precious little people

    Finding a trustworthy, diligent and professional carer can be difficult at the best of times. Precious Peeps however, offer a customized service where they work through a rigorous screening and interviewing process to ensure that every family is matched with an educated, trustworthy and passionate carer to suit individual needs [...]
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  • Get Your Body Ready for Summer

    Summer Bodies are made in winter and Stuart Smithies from Vision Personal Training in Brookvale will be at our Community Engagement Day on Saturday 26 July at 11am to help you with your weight loss goals. At Vision Personal Training they guarantee results by focusing on the individual, their workout [...]
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  • Meet Guy Leech!

    Guy Leech will be making an appearance at our Community Engagement Day on Saturday 26 July at 12:30pm. He will be talking about his journey from Ironman to becoming Australia's No.1 Fitness Guy. As one of the country’s foremost advocates for a healthier nation, Guy is passionate about the challenges [...]
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  • Health and Wellness Open Day

    On Saturday 26 July 2014, Complete Chiropractic will be hosting a Health and Wellness Open Day from 10am til 2pm. You are invited to bring your family and friends to meet the team, receive a free spinal check on the day and learn about the condition of their spine and [...]
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  • Sciatica….?

    Sciatica is a broad term used to describe symptoms involving radicular (referred) pain to the lower limbs. It occurs due to faulty mechanics in the lumbar spine (low back) or pelvis. These symptoms may include low back pain, buttock pain, pins and needles in lower limb, muscular weakness or cramps. [...]
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  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    Ankylosing Spondylitis is a disease that affects approximately 2% of all Australians, with a 3:1 ratio of males to females being diagnosed.  It results in inflammation, pain and stiffness predominantly in the spine, rarely with peripheral joints affected. It is commonly diagnosed from age 15 to 45 years old, and [...]
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  • Spinal Arthritis, Spondylosis, Wear and Tear.

    Arthritis is a term used to describe degeneration or wear and tear in the body, commonly referred to by doctors as spondylosis.  This is a very common disorder in the elderly, physical labourers and those that have had previous spinal injuries. Development of arthritis leads to stiffness and pain in [...]
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  • Posture Correction Aids available @ CCDY

    ABCA Products These are all designed to maximise holistic postural changes and encourage a dynamic and vital body, from the feet to the head.  Empowering the patient to control of their bodies and eliminate tension building patterns and provide robust postures.   ABCA Mattress The ABCA Mattress is designed to maximise therapeutic sleep. The ABCA [...]
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  • What is spondylolisthesis?

    This long confusing term is quite a simple concept creating spinal instability and pain, most commonly in the lower back (lumbar spine). It is a condition that occurs when one vertebra becomes displaced forward on top of another. Sometimes, a defect in the bone itself, called spondylolysis, causes the condition, [...]
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  • Chiropractors, Not only for Spinal Health

    Common Conditions that can benefit from Chiropractic Care It is a common misconception that Chiropractors only treat back and neck conditions. Here are some conditions that Chiropractors routinely encounter and treat. Cervicogenic dizziness Cervicogenic headache Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) Hip osteoarthritis Knee osteoarthritis Migraine headache Patellofemoral pain syndrome Plantar fasciitis [...]
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  • How can a Chiropractor help you?

    How can Chiropractors help you? Chiropractors focus on diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, and the effects of these disorders on nervous system function and general health. Whilst concentrating on the spine and its mechanics, Chiropractors take a thorough medical and complaint history before moving [...]
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  • Sciatica, We can Help!!!

    Disc Injuries and Sciatica How can chiropractic help? What is Sciatica? Sciatica means 'leg pain' and is the name given to a pain in the leg when the cause is an injury in the lower back. The term comes from the name of the largest nerve running down the back [...]
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  • PAIN IN THE BUTTOCK!

    Piriformis Syndrome is a common cause of pain in the buttock, sometimes accompanied by pain down the leg. The Piriformis muscle is found in the lower part of the spine (sacrum). It is connected to the thighbone (femur) and helps with hip rotation. The sciatic nerve runs under the piriformis [...]
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  • Pregnancy, Chiropractic and Labour Time.

    Approximately ½ of all pregnant women on the Northern Beaches complain to their doctors about back pain. In a three-part study performed by Joan M. Fallon at Yeshiva University, 65 women were used as subjects. All of the subjects received chiropractic care from at least the 10th week of pregnancy [...]
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  • Sports Injuries/Performance

    At Complete Chiropractic Dee Why we understand the importance of elite sportsmen or sportswomen avoiding injury or attempting a speedy recovery. No matter the sports injury we can make improvements every treatment no matter the sport gauranteed! Injured sports athletes find fantastic results with us here at Complete Chiropractic Dee [...]
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  • Health Talk

    Hey Guys, Our professionally trained staff will be conducting a health talk on Tuesday the 12th of june. The topics will include Sitting, Standing and Sleeping postures. All welcome, will be great to see u all there.
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  • Headaches!!!

    HEADACHES!!! Did you know poor posture and forward head position may lead to headaches regularly? Forward postures lead to huge demands on neck and shoulder musculature. This muscular over activity is the major cause of common headaches. In our practice we have an excellent success rate for treating these kind [...]
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  • MOVE!

    You know a simple change in your physical space can reset your mental state By moving, we can change our physiology and therefore help change our thoughts and eventually our attitudes . Here are some simple ways to move: Skipping - when was the last time you skipped joyfully like [...]
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  • There’s more to it.

    Checking some ones posture ? There is more to Head Forward or Slouched Posture: Rounded shoulders Head forward, rounded upper back Arched lower back Protruding buttocks Chest flattens Abdominal organs sag, crowding and making more work for heart and lungs Seen often in women who have osteoporosis in later years [...]
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