Resources

Squat vs Hip Thrust? What to do?

Here is a cool small study looking at the effects on hip thrust exercise vs squatting on sprint time, vertical and horizontal jumping.When you look at the two movements below you could see how the hip thrust movement would involve a little more hip extension...

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Dom D’Agostino – Starving cancer

Not just for losing weight the science and evidence behind ketogenic diet has been shown to have an effect on other health conditions. Starting with work on seizures for Paediatric epilepsy and is now moving towards cancer prevention. Dr. D'Agostino is an Assistant...

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What Hamstring Exercise Should I do?

With football season well and truly underway, I thought it would be great to share with you this paper looking at the effectiveness of the different hamstring exercises.I recommend working out two thing first before applying what we learn in this paper.1 - Why has...

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Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes

The mind and the body are not too seperate things. You can recover quicker from exercise or injury if there is less stress in the body. An increasing body of evidence supports the use of meditation to reduce anxiety. We quite like this little TED talk from Andy...

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Peter Attia: What if we’re wrong about diabetes?

This is a TED talk from a few years ago but it blows me away every time. "The Obesity Epidemic" seems to only get worse and Dr Attia questions the assumptions we have made about correlations/causes between weight and diet. I feel this is a must watch for everyone. His...

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Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days

Happy New Year! Thank you to everyone who has supported and continues to support Chiropractic at Magill. This time of year we often reflect on the year past and the year to come. This month our chosen TED Talk aims to stimulate our thoughts around goal setting for the...

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Is Running Good for the Spine?

In our last blog article we looked at a little bit of evidence suggesting running is good for your joints. Is this the same for our lower back?  The most common lower back injury is a strain to the intervertebral discs more commonly terms a “bulging disc”. In a...

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Healthy and Easy Pancakes

When you look through the internet searching for healthier options for your favorite sweet treats there are a number of traps. The common ones I find are: - There is still a huge amount of sugar in the recipe despite being less refined. (this can be hidden in things...

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Does Running Harm You?

There has been ongoing debate about whether running long distances is good for you or does it cause repetitive damage to our joints leading to osteo-arthritis. Some recent research has shed some light on the subject. A review in the Journal of the American Osteopathic...

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Knuckle Cracking and Arthritis

One of the most common questions we get asked is, "What's that cracking sound?" The "cracking" or "cavitation" of joint occurs when a joint is separated. The separation of the joint reduces the pressure in the joint in which some of the naturally occurring gases in...

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What Does An Adjustment Do? – Part 2

You may not know this but when you get adjusted it provides better control and movement to your body. There are local effects that occur such as freeing up the joints and local muscles that move you. We looked recently at an article which saw an improvement of the...

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Dean Ornish – Healing through diet

For our latest featured TED Talk we look at this talk from Dean Ornish. He talks about simple, low-tech and low-cost ways to take advantage of the body's natural desire to heal itself. We believe this a nice talk to revisit at the moment. Both for our current patients...

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What does a chiropractic adjustment do? Part 1

In a recent blog article we cited an article published online in the Journal SPINE. It found an adjustment to be more effective in reducing pain than a common anti-inflammatory tablet such as Voltaren. This may come as no surprise to the many of our patients who come...

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Jamie Oliver: Teach every child about food

We just love Jamie! In this TED talk Jamie shares powerful stories from his anti-obesity project in Huntington, W. Va USA. TED Prize winner Jamie Oliver makes the case for an all-out assault on our ignorance of food.    

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Eric Dishman: Health care should be a team sport

Patient centred care is the core of our focus at Chiropractic at Magill. We believe greater patient outcomes can often be achieved by including multiple disciplines especially when communicating as a team. When Eric Dishman was in college, doctors told him he had 2 to...

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