Chiropractic

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The Role of Positivity on Pain and its Management

Pain is the unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage. Pain can cause an aversive physical and emotional state. Anxiety and anger are emotional states that serve as a protective function in response to pain,…
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Managing Sport-Related Concussion in Adolescents

Sport-related injuries in young athletes are common. Concussion is a serious type of sport-related injury that is generally under reported or goes unrecognised. More and more young adults participate in contact sports in Australia and this trend increases the risk…
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The Effect of Patient Education on Health Outcomes

Patient education, interaction with healthcare professionals and active care are of central importance within the healthcare system. However, for patients to understand the benefits of health education, there is a great deal of engagement required. Population studies have reported gaps…
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Thermotherapy vs. Cryotherapy: Mechanisms & Evidence

Nonpharmacological management strategies for acute musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries focus on pain reduction and the promotion of tissue healing to facilitate a return to normal function and activity. Thermotherapy (heat therapy) and cryotherapy (cold therapy) are a very common modalities used…
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The Effect of Prolonged Sitting on Neck and Low Back Pain

Low back pain (LBP) and neck pain (NP) are among the most common of the musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) and account for substantial burden to the healthcare system and individual. Today, many people use computers at their workplace and recreationally, which…
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Exercise in chiropractic

Do Chiropractors Prescribe Exercise?

Exercise plays an important role in the management of musculoskeletal disorders within evidence-based practice; and exercise in chiropractic is no exception to this model. Chiropractors in Australia undergo a rigorous 5-year university under- and post-graduate program to become accredited under the…
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