Calcaneal apophysitis (Sever’s syndrome)

By Peter Foley (Registered Podiatrist)   It is not uncommon for enthusiastic athletes in late primary school and early high school to experience significant pain in their heels when participating in sport. The most common cause of heel pain in patients of this age is calcaneal apophysitis (sometimes called Sever’s syndrome). What is Calcaneal apophysis?…

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Spinal Health Issues? Chiro Can Help

As part of Spinal Health Week 2018, we at Coomera Wellness Centre are encouraging patients to make small lifestyle changes to improve your spinal health and wellbeing. Musculoskeletal conditions are very common, affecting 30% (6.9 million) of all Australians (including 3.7 million people with back problems). While in some cases this cannot be avoided (such as…

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World Spine Day – ‘Straighten Up and Move’

For World Spine Day on Sunday 16 October 2016, the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (CAA) is encouraging people to ‘Straighten Up and Move’. World Spine Day is a global campaign to highlight the importance of physical activity and improving posture for good spinal health and prevention of injury, as part of the Bone and Joint…

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What Chiropractic Patients Ought To Know About Tennis Elbow

  Even if you have never stepped foot onto a court before, you may end up with tennis elbow. Occurring along the muscle that allows extension of the wrist, it is a painful condition that can linger for weeks or months. Previously, tennis elbow primarily showed up in athletes. Due to the increased interest in…

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How Runners Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

  Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise, and offers many benefits. It can be done anywhere, it tones the lower body and it burns a heap of energy. Pounding the pavement over time, however, can result in injuries to the knees, ankles, and hips. Whether you run a few kilometres a…

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