Expert chiropractic services in Camira

Expert chiropractic services in Camira

Centenary Chiropractic Centre

With over 25 years' experience in first-rate, professional spinal health services in Australia, you can rest assured you're in safe hands.

Opening hours: Monday 7:30am - 6:30pm
Tuesday 3:00pm - 6:30pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 12:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 6:30pm
Friday 7:30am - 12:30pm
Every alternate Saturday

What is chiropractic and how can it help?

Centenary Chiropractic Centre

Over 100 years ago, D.D. Palmer (the Founder of Chiropractic) had a "big idea" — that good health can be sustained naturally, without drugs or surgery, through chiropractic care. Today, chiropractic is the second largest licensed health care profession. 

Chiropractors work with and enhance the body's natural ability to heal itself without drugs or surgery. Like all professional health care practitioners, chiropractors follow definite protocols to gain the information to provide you with the best care. They will take your history and conduct physical, orthopaedic and neurological examinations and may order or take X-rays.

What is chiropractic?

Centenary Chiropractic Centre

We know that the nervous system controls the functions of every tissue, organ and system in the body. Chiropractic concerns itself with the relationship between structure (primarily ale spine) and function (primarily coordinated by the nervous system) of the human body, and how that relationship affects the restoration and preservation of health. 

When that relationship is compromised by a spinal bone interfering with your nervous system (a vertebral subluxation), your chiropractor will deliver a spinal adjustment (a specific, precise, corrective force to the offending spinal segment). 

This correction permits normal nerve transmission, enabling the body's innate recuperative power to begin the healing process. It is said that the body needs no help or interference in looking after itself.

Creating health and well-being

Centenary Chiropractic Centre

Centenary Chiropractic Centre provides fantastic spinal health services in Camira. Dr Hodal uses a comprehensive and gentle method called the Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT). Founded in 1925, this technique has been studied and researched around the world. Its on-going success is the result of worldwide innovations in chiropractic treatments. 
So, call us today.  

With over 25 years' experience in first-rate, professional spinal health services in Australia, you can rest assured you're in safe hands.
Chiropractic care for Fibromyalgia

Chiropractic care for Fibromyalgia

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterised by the presence of chronic widespread pain and tenderness to light touch (allodynia). It occurs most commonly in females aged between 55 and 64 years. Other symptoms can include moderate to severe fatigue, needle-like tingling in the skin, prolonged muscle spasm and weakness, irritable bowel syndrome and chronic sleep disturbances. Many patients with fibromyalgia experience cognitive problems affecting concentration and memory. This is termed “brain fog” or “fibrofog”. Anxiety and depression may also be present

Although pain is the dominant feature, fibromyalgia is often referred to as Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) due to the complex nature of its presentation. FMS does not usually involve significant tissue or inflammation, but rather a heightened sensitivity in the way the brain processes a painful stimulus. This results in feeling pain when most people would only feel light touch.

FMS is difficult to diagnose. There are no blood test, x-rays or scans that will show it. The diagnosis is made on the basis of widespread pain for greater than 3 months, along with a typical pattern of ‘tender points’ in areas of the body that are normally not sore to touch. FMS does not cause lasting damage to muscles and joints. Symptoms can vary from very mild to severe and debilitating. There is no cure for FMS, but with the right approach, the syndrome can usually be well managed.

Some things that FMS sufferers can do to help manage their condition include:

Find ways to manage pain

Every person’s situation is different but working out how to best manage your pain is essential. Pain does not have to control your life. try to see pain as a signal to take positive action rather than something to be feared. Pain, stress, fatigue and depression can all interact. Chronic pain can cause anxiety and depression which further increases sensitivity to pain. Having a ‘Mind-Body’ approach is useful. Consider meditation or breathing exercises. Do things that make you feel happy and revitalized.

Stay active

Exercise is important, but you need to start slowly and build up your fitness. Because FMS often comes in bouts, you need to get the right balance between activity and rest. This balance will need to change depending on how things are going at the time.

Eat well

A good diet is essential. Low sugar diets are helpful, as is avoiding preservatives and additives. Coffee and alcohol should be limited. Eat a wide variety of wholesome foods including fresh fruit and vegetables. Supplements such as CoQ10, fish oil. Magnesium and Vitamin B may help some people.

Chiropractic care can be very helpful, especially with regional myofascial (muscle and connective tissue) pain and postural components commonly seen with FMS. However, FMS often requires help from more than one practitioner due to the complex nature of the problem. Addressing lifestyle factors is a critical component of long term improvement.

Book online today or call us on: 07 3381 0440

For expert chiropractic services in Camira, call Centenary Chiropractic Centre today on 07 3381 0440