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13/09

Yoga vs Pilates – What we recommend

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We get this question asked on a regular basis so we thought it would be a great idea to note the difference between them so it can help you make the right decision choosing the right form of exercise for you. Lets start with what they are: What is Yoga: According to yogaaustralia.org.au: ‘Generally [yoga] […]

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17/07

5 benefits of seeing a chiropractor for sports injuries

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If you ask Nigel and Tim, our two chiropractors at Dulwich Hill Chiropractic & Therapeutic Centre what the top things are they love treating the most, I can almost guarantee sports injuries would be in there. Australia is still a sporting nation, with over 60% of Aussies involved in some form of sport or recreation. […]

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07/06

Why chiro and not physio? Why physio and not chiro?

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It is an age old question that most will want an answer to. Tim answers the question in an articulate and honest manner.

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03/05

Is it safe to see a Chiropractor if you are pregnant?

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The short answer is: Yes! The long answer is: Of course it is! The chiropractors at Dulwich Hill Chiropractic & Therapeutic Centre have been treating pregnant women ever since we opened and we continue to do so with the pregnant women percentage of our client base increasing year by year. The reason I bring up […]

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16/03

What can sitting in an office chair for long periods at a time do to your body?

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Many of us these days work in an office setting for long periods at a time. Most of us know it is not ideal. Most of us also know that it is better for us to get up every 10-15 min to have a small stretch, but how many of us actually do that? Here […]

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15/02

7 things you can do at home to help relieve back pain

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Experiencing back pain can be quite frustrating. Nearly all Australians will suffer back pain at some stage in their lives. An important point to make here is that you need to do something about it when you first notice it. Seeing a health professional should be your first point of call, but in the mean […]

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06/02

5 things you may not know about chiropractic

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We, here at Dulwich Hill Chiropractic & Therapeutic Centre, have been in the chiropractic industry for more than 10 years, and it is amazing how we still get the same questions thrown at us all the time. We find it amazing because we just expect people to know. The reality is, some do, but many […]

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23/01

5 tips to live a happier and longer life

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Life can get crazy some times, and for some, life feels like it’s always crazy. One thing most of us strive for in life is happiness. We want to be happy and we want to live a long life full of happiness. The key is understanding that life if full of tough times but by […]

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15/12

5 reasons to come see Nigel our chiropractor

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5 reasons to come to our Dulwich Hill clinic to see Nigel our chiropractor. His experience Nigel has been a practicing chiropractor for over 12 years. He has treated thousands of patients and has achieved great results. Patients have ranged from new born infants to a 92 year old patient. Patients that come to see Nigel […]

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05/12

Ania’s birth story about Elina’s Massage, Homeopathy and Doula services

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Elina is an experienced and qualified Massage Therapist, Homeopath and Doula. With over 10 years of supporting women through pregnancies, it is always admirable when her patients share their stories. Ania has a beautiful birth and pregnancy story and we hope you enjoy it. Ania’s birth story I have been under care of Elina since 3 […]

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02/11

5 reasons to see Elina Celik: Homeopath & Massage Therapist

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1. Wealth of Experience Elina has been in the health industry for over 15 years. She has travelled and worked all over the world including Europe and across Asia. This has given her the opportunity to learn and develop skills that you wouldn’t normally obtain. What Elina has learnt about health in general has given […]

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27/09

3 reasons why it’s critical to give Health Professionals at least 24 hours notice.

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If you have gone to a health professional in the past you would have noticed a sign or a notice on their intake form that asks for 24 hours notice if you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment. Working in the health industry for over 15 years and managing clinics for 10 years, I […]

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31/08

5 reasons to get a massage from Michelle

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1. One with Nature. We are in the natural health care industry and Michelle ensures that she is in touch with nature on a regular basis. From going to the beach daily to sitting in the park in her breaks, it ensures she has a clear mind and healthy body. This just rubs off on […]

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28/07

5 reasons to get treatment from Katica, our Massage Therapist

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5 reasons to get treatment from Katica, our Massage Therapist: 1. Great learner Katica is one of those people who constantly seeks to better herself and her treatments. At the moment Katica is learning Applied Kinesiology. Anything that can help make Katica the best massage therapist, she does it. From taking courses, to weekend seminars […]

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20/07

5 reasons to be treated by Tim our Chiropractor

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5 reasons to be treated by Tim our Chiropractor: 1. He has a constant desire to learn and improve his ability to help patients. Tim is looking to not only improving on what he knows but looking to add another dimension to the game of treatment and chiropractic. One of the courses Tim is studying […]

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19/06

Inside the minds of Nigel and Tim Part 2

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How do you feel about the current scrutiny from the Australian Medical Association and other associated boards? Is it warranted? Nigel: It’s hard to digest really. As we have mentioned before I have a great relationship with many local GPs in the area. So to have them say stuff about our profession is quite disheartening. […]

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28/05

Why you stress, and what are you doing about it?

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We live in a world today where technology seems to be ruling our lives. We are finding ways to entertain ourselves in every way possible, which in turn is leaving no room for ‘me time’. Now I don’t mean the ‘me time’ where you can sit in front of the television, or scroll through Facebook […]

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20/05

SHOCK…..when coming for your First Consultation

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How many of you have decided that you were finally going in to see a natural health care provider to get that ‘problem’ looked at? …you’ve had that niggling issue for a little while now and it won’t go away. Or, you woke up one morning, and realised you couldn’t move trying to get out […]

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26/04

Inside the mind of Nigel and Tim, the chiropractors of DHCTC.

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It is important to know what a chiropractor thinks about their own profession; the health industry in general; bias in the health industry; and the philosophy of different chiropractors. By looking at these different factors you will be able to understand where our chiropractors stand on these topics which in turn will help you make […]

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16/03

3 reasons my neck may be stiff and sore

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Understanding what the neck is and does is an important part of understanding how and why things happen in this area. The neck carries a great burden, and we don’t look after it adequately enough. So keeping this in mind let’s look at 3 reasons this complex part of your body gets stiff and sore. […]

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04/08

Micro Tips: Office chair stretch

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In this 45 sec video Tim Paynter shows and easy to do office chair stretch that can relieve that daily ache and improve your posture.

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08/07

What does it mean when your hips are out of alignment?

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You may or may not have heard this term before, but when your ‘hips are out’, there is much more to it than just the hips. In biomechanical terms, when your hips are in alignment, they are not rotated forward or back or favouring one side. When your hips fall out of alignment, they move […]

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20/04

Why am I getting a sore foot?

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Why am I getting a sore foot? Why wouldn’t both be sore? This is a common condition and question we see here at Dulwich Hill Chiropractic and Therapeutic Centre. A sore foot could be anything from: •    a regular ache •    sharp shooting pain •    pulsing pain •    pins and needles •    numbness •    burning […]

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21/02

Our own Dr Nigel featured in Marie Claire

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Our Principal Chiropractor Dr Nigel Luis was asked to be part of a health edit of Marie Clare magazine on the health rules experts live by (and the ones the ignore!) The Chiropractor Nigel Luis, lifestyle motivator and chiropractor What he lives by: Lowering stress “I exercise all of my body parts equally to maintain […]

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20/01

Got neck pain?

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Painkilling drugs are associated with dangerous side effects, addiction and overdose. And it turns out they are also much less effective than harmless natural treatments. A new study shows that simple remedies like chiropractic treatments and home exercises relieve sub-acute neck pain better than pharmaceutical drugs - and without all the negative side effects.

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17/01

Nigel’s Sleeping Tips

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The importance of sleeping for your spine and 2 tips of how to sleep.

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17/12

Stretching – Static vs Dynamic

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A Static Stretch is when a person holds a stretch in a stable position without considerable active movement through the stretch which lasts up to around 30 seconds. A Dynamic Stretch, As stated on Dictionary.com – ‘a type of sports fitness routine in which momentum and active muscular effort are used to stretch and the […]

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21/09

Testimonial for Elina’s Homeopathy and Pregnancy Treatment

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Hi Elina I am proud to say I was very happy with your service throughout my pregnancy. Your guidance along with your remedies that you suggested for me made me feel confident and at ease with the direction I wanted my labour to go. I just wish I had come earlier! From the get go I […]

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21/08

Meet the Staff, Anna Rollo – Sports/Remedial Massage

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Introduction to Anna, Sports/Remedial Massage, Relief, Recovery, Preparation and Rehabilitation Anna Rollo, our Remedial and Sports Massage Therapist over the last few years, is classed as one of the most knowledgable and respected massage therapists in Sydney. With a Diploma in Remedial Massage Therapy, Cert IV in Fitness Training and also a Certificate in Kinesio […]

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21/07

Do we treat Children?

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Do we Treat Children? The first thing patients notice when they walk into our clinic is our wall of little achievers – an array of artwork by our little patients.  At times, the Clinic has been called a child care centre. This is partly due to the popularity of our Principle Chiropractor, Nigel Luis. Nigel […]

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21/06

Massage for Seniors: What the Research Says

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Massage for Seniors: What the Research Says As the number of seniors continues to grow, so does the number of articles on the potential benefits of massage therapy for this special population. And the number of seniors is still growing as the baby boomer generation begin turning 65. The National Center for Health Statistics, part […]

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21/04

Testimonial for Elina’s homeopathy

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I went to see Elina for homeopathy when I was six months pregnant. I had been pregnant three times beforehand but each time I had miscarried. Needless to say I was quite anxious and scared throughout this pregnancy and wanted so  desperately for everything to be okay. I had heard about Elina and the work […]

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21/02

Mums off to chiros

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Chiropractors Association of Australia president Simon Floreani said there had been a significant increase in expectant women seeking help, including a 50 per cent rise in five years at his Middle Park practice. “It’s very subtle, very gentle (treatment). It’s more about guiding the body and taking away the strain,” Dr Floreani said. Dr Floreani […]

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21/01

Treatments for children

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Why people choose us for treating their children… It is important for any parent to ensure their child is in the safest hands when being treated for an injury or for growing alignment and improvement. We pride ourselves on our ability to be versatile with our forms of treatment. Our professionals have treated children from […]

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