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Did you catch Dr Nathaniel in the Border Watch? (Image Above) He's only been here for a short time but Dr. Nathaniel Thorpe has already made into The Border Watch this week after this awesome lunge was captured on camera. If you want to learn how to...

#CHIROCANHELP – SPINAL HEALTH WEEK 2018

There is no denying that we live an increasingly sedentary lifestyle, spending hours each day sitting at desks or curled up on couches watching TV. The average Australian spends 2 hours and 25 minutes a day watching television.7 That's a long time in one position and it can be hazardous to your health. Most of the time, when people watch TV, they are either slouching or lying in ways that put strain on their shoulders, back, or hips. Unwinding in front of the television shouldn't feel like work but it also shouldn't leave you feeling miserable the next day (which can happen if your body is not properly aligned).

#CHIROCANHELP – SPINAL HEALTH WEEK 2018

We can all relate to carrying as many bags as possible to save us making another trip. However, is the time you’re saving worth it? Lifting more than you are able to carry can cause immense strain on your body. Furthermore, with bad lifting technique, it can be even worse for your back.

#ChiroCanHelp - Spinal Health Week 2018

There is no denying that technology has transformed the way we live, but we are spending more and more time glued to our mobile devices. Australians spend 10 hours and 24 minutes on average engaging with their mobile devices every day.3 Within five minutes of waking up in the morning 35% of us check our phones, and 70% use phones during mealtimes with family and friends.4 This excessive reliance on digital devices is taking a toll on our bodies.

How Often Do You Think About Your Spine?

Spinal health is something we only pay attention to when we are in pain. The spine is a very important part of your body and its health can have a big impact on how well the rest of your body’s functions perform. Spinal health issues, even subtle ones, can affect your general outlook of life and overall wellbeing. Poor spinal health can be caused by a variety of lifestyle factors such as insufficient exercise, sedentary lifestyle, bad posture or poor sleeping habits.

Headaches are becoming increasingly common and we are often guilty of taking some painkillers and ignoring the problem. Headaches can take different forms such as migraines or tension headaches, and these can greatly impact quality of life. Headaches can be caused by various reasons, including but...

Following many months of preparation, thousands of athletes from around the world have arrived at the Gold Coast to compete in the Commonwealth Games. Did you know that many athletes and sporting professionals incorporate chiropractic care into their overall wellness regimen? 

After 2 and a half years it’s time for us to say goodbye to Kylie. Please join us congratulating her on her new position at The Barry Maney Group. We’ve had some fun times as a team and look forward to seeing what new adventures are on Kylie’s horizon for her and her young family.

  Introducing Cold Laser Therapy at The Chiropractic Domain Cold Laser Therapy is a clinically proven,  non-invasive treatment for pain and inflammation without damaging cells and tissue (as ice can) Cold laser therapy—also called low-level or near-infrared laser therapy—uses low-level light energy to treat a wide array of conditions, ranging...

[siteorigin_widget class="Inked_Divider_SO_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget][siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Headline_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] Well, how time flies when you’re having fun! Sadly, my 2-year stint in Mount Gambier is drawing to a close. The time has come for me to explore other opportunities, and hopefully make a move back to Victoria to be closer to friends and family. I...

Anyone who is involved in caring for babies and little children knows how often you have to pick them up. It happens for many reasons, to move them, to comfort them, holding them to put them to sleep and just because they want to be...

It’s our birthday and you get the presents!

• $5.00 from every consult donated to A.C. Care • $5.00 off every standard consult • 30% off all long consults; including New Patients, Returning Patients and all Re-Assessment consults • Everyone who attends will also go into the draw to win a "Winter Wellness" Prize

  • $5.00 from every consult donated to A.C. Care • $5.00 off every standard consult • 30% off all long consults; including New Patients, Returning Patients and all Re-Assessment consults • Everyone who attends will also go into the draw to win a "Winter Wellness" Prize [siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget][siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]Winter Wellness Price Pack...

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Your brain is responsible for every single movement you perform. This message is passed from the brain to the nerves via the spinal cord. What protects your nervous system? Your spine! That is why at The Chiropractic Domain, we make sure that all joints are moving optimally...

Prevent pain. Prevent injury Limit the need for pain killers 💊 ⚠⚠⚠⚠⚠⚠⚠⚠⚠ ❌ Do not; lift, hinging at the hips ✅ Do; bend your knees ✅ Do; watch the whole video https://www.facebook.com/viralthread/videos/778846485621370/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE  ...

Struggling for healthy breakfasts to nourish you this winter? Don't have time to slave over the stove every morning? How about making a big frittata to get you through the week? Super easy to make and the ingredient combinations are endless! This bacon, sweet potato...

From IQS Ingredients • 1 cup Raspberry Chia Jam (see notes) Bake Cookie Dough Recipe • 150 g unsalted butter. • 2 tablespoons rice malt syrup. • 3/4 cups buckwheat flour. • 3/4 cups gluten-free plain flour. • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut. • pinch of sea salt. Marshmallow Filling • 1 1/2 tablespoon I Quit Sugar's...

How to love travel, chocolate AND exercise! If you were asked to write a list of your top ten most enjoyable activities, chances are things like overseas travel, eating chocolate and sleeping in would far out-rank events like cleaning the kitchen, flossing your teeth and doing...

Your brain is responsible for every single movement you perform. This message is passed from the brain to the nerves via the spinal cord. What protects your nervous system? Your spine! That is why at The Chiropractic Domain, we make sure that all joints are...

OK, well number 1 should be the pain of the headache itself, but let’s face it, headaches can cause flow on issues in your life when left untreated. When you miss out on fun because a Headache starts “Sorry guys, my headaches have returned and I...

Adjustments don't heal you You heal you! If you were the unfortunate recipient of a nasty cut, you know what it’s like to get stitches. With a little local anesthetic and some skilled suturing, your cut looks much cleaner. After a few days when the stitches come out,...

The balance between parasympathetic and sympathetic aspects of our nervous system is vital for optimal function. Your chiropractor can help your body be better equipped to deal with the physical, emotional and chemical stresses of life 💚 https://www.instagram.com/p/BR_ssKtgclw/...

I am just writing to say "hello" to my clinic community; as I am now just over 5 weeks into my "health leave" (I don't like to call it sick leave because I am not sick.) Some of you would know I have recently had...

We know it's hard to put time aside to take care of yourself, particularly when you have the everyday demands of work, children keeping you up at night, housework coming out your ears and sport/hobby/family commitments. But when you allow yourself time to create a healthier...

Did anyone catch @_sarahwilson_ and the contestants cooking this delicious version of a wagon wheel last night on tv? 'The Gut Loving Wheelies' recipe can be found on her @iquitsugar website ❤️ https://iquitsugar.com/recipe/off-the-wagon-wheel/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BR4nMtLgu44/  ...

Our bodies have a lot of information to tell us if we listen. Pain is our bodies way of saying something isn't right. What is your body trying to tell you? We aim to give our patients the skills to be able to listen to their bodies and...

Are we the only ones that always want to clean out the mixing bowl?! This delicious mix is homemade almond, cashew and macadamia butter 😍 https://www.instagram.com/p/BQv_UBag_Xk/ Did you know that nuts are full of magnesium? Magnesium is essential for muscle function, relaxation, sleep and many other functions in that...

When we ask you to use your foam roller, do more walking or drink more water, be assured that these are tried and tested practices. All of us at The Chiropractic Domain actually implement these elements into our daily lives because we know the benefits for...

Introducing your new best friends: 💜lacrosse ball 💚spiky ball 💙foam roller 💜 massage you can do yourself 💚 Release muscle tightness - Increase blood flow 💙 Increase your range of motion 💙 Warm up/cool down with exercise https://www.instagram.com/p/BQuMhlkgkKl/...

We'd like to share with you a great way to love and care for your body! If you aren't foam rolling at least twice weekly and you are working out even moderately, you most likely are experiencing some form of muscle tightness. This can affect your...

Health is about putting all the puzzle pieces of life back together to form one whole happy well human being. What puzzle pieces of life are you missing? Can we help you but some back together? 💜💚❤️💙💛 https://www.instagram.com/p/BQqt0wwg7oL/...

"I don't have time." Time isn't something you can buy; but you can create it. And in order to create it, you must prioritise time to take care of yourself. If you look after yourself, you are more able to look after others.  🙏💜✌️ https://www.instagram.com/p/BQbRuULhXP9/...

Recipe: Super Power Mince Tablespoon of coconut oil 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic 500g mince of your choice 1 zucchini 1 carrot 1 stick of celery 2 tablespoons of homemade vegetable stock 1 jar of passata (just tomatoes – check ingredients) Salt...

For a lot of us, that's a really scary word! But it need not be hard to find the time, energy or motivation to do. Incidental exercise is an easy way to get the body moving without having to think about it too much 🐶 play fetch with your...

Whether for school, work or home, they don't have to be fancy, expensive or take a lot of time to prepare to be healthy. Think SIMPLE and think REAL food. Snacks and foods that don't come from plastic are usually the better option, for both our...

Are you actually getting enough or are you waking up and feeling like a zombie every morning? Research suggests that the optimum amount of sleep for a grown adult is between 7-8 hours. Some tips that we suggest for a better night's sleep include: 👍 Having a similar...

Making the most of this extended summer weather means smoothie bowls for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Just make your smoothie extra thick, pop it in a bowl and eat with a spoon ❤☀✌️ https://www.instagram.com/p/BRJ48N1gyz7/...

Did you know you can make delicious ice cream that is nice to your body by simply using frozen bananas in a blender or food processor? ⚫️ chop bananas and freeze until firm (perfect for those old ones going brown in the fruit bowl) ⚫️ pop in...

How amazing are summer fruits?! No need for sugar packed treats, these babies will keep you buzzing all day! Here at the Chiropractic Domain we like to eat SLOW food rather than fast...

Crisp vegetables, leftover chicken wrapped in rice paper. You can add whatever you feel like. These ones have carrot, celery, cucumber, capsicum, avocado, basil and mint from the garden and some left over roast chicken tossed with some homemade tomato relish and coconut amino. If you'd prefer...

While a lot of people do come to see us with aches and pains, we work with patients to set goals that have some significance for them personally. Goals we commonly help people to achieve are the ability to play with the kids/grandkids again, return to...

Look at all that colour! Remember to try and "eat a rainbow" when you make your meals. All the different coloured vegetables have different vitamins and minerals that are essential for our health and wellbeing 🌈 https://www.instagram.com/p/BPoOX3qBUq6/...

Are you drinking enough water? It's so simple but so many of us simply aren't keeping our bodies hydrated so they can perform at their optimum level. ✅ Make sure to avoid drinking out of plastic bottles that are terrible for our earth and our...

Living close to the coast means there's no excuse not to get in some healthy seafood! This is fresh steamed flathead with some lemon and salt, with a side of farmer's market veggies. Even Dr Emily's dogs think it smells and looks pretty great! 🐶 https://www.instagram.com/p/BPbRUQZBIvx/  ...

How lucky are we to have the amazing rail trail here in both Mount Gambier and Goodwood to Glenelg!? One thing that we ask of all our patients is that they keep moving in between appointments and walking is perfect. ✅it's the cheapest and easiest form of...

Get Exploring! 🌽🍆🍓🍌 We are so spoilt in South Australia in both of our clinic locations, there is amazing produce to be found locally, often at cheaper prices than the large chain super markets. Dr Emily spent her weekend at the Mount Gambier Farmer's Market collecting her...

semi-elite athletes were 13% less likely to suffer hamstring injury and 24% less likely to experience lower limb muscle strain when under the care of a Chiropractor. Those receiving Chiropractic treatment also had significant reductions in non-contact knee injuries, low back pain and improvements in physical...

The regulated health industry  environment in which Chiropractic is practised has changed substantially since it's inception. At The Chiropractic Domain we pride ourselves on providing an exceptional health service in a caring environment, providing safe, effective Chiropractic care for all ages. We have always kept...

Want to prevent injury when training? A Macquarie University study shows that semi-elite athletes were 13% less likely to suffer hamstring injury and 24% less likely to experience lower limb muscle strain when under the care of a Chiropractor.   Those receiving Chiropractic treatment also had significant reductions...

Chiropractic care is effective, safe, government registered and regulated. Chiropractors use skill, not force or strength to conduct safe, effective adjustments. In relation to the treatment of neck and back pain, studies have shown that a course of chiropractic care was 250 times safer than...

September 18th 1895 - The first Chiropractic Adjustment [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="141"] D.D Palmer[/caption] D.D. Palmer was a "magnetic Healer" in Iowa. Harvey Lilard mentioned to D.D. Palmer that years before, while lifting a heavy weight, he felt something “snap” at the base of his neck. It...

New Faces in Goodwood Good news! Dr Paula has found an Associate Chiropractor Emily Ferguson is a keen graduate simply aching to start practice and immerse herself on the local community. Originally from South-western Victoria, she has grown up in Warrnambool before moving to Melbourne to pursue...

It's that time of year again; Show Time! Every year when the Royal Adelaide Show sets up and excitement washes over Goodwood road. The posters are up, there are radio competitions and entries are closing for entering your cooking, artwork or performance. It's fun! But with all...

  [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="289"] Stephanie, Jack and Darcy[/caption]     Dear lovely patients, After traveling between Goodwood and Mt Gambier for the past nine months, I will be taking a much needed break between August 17th and 23rd with my little rascals and husband. During our time away you can...

[slideshow_deploy id='2118'] Hello lovely clients, This week I am celebrating 17 years in business. Yay!! It all started long ago one cold July day with one room in Mount Barker and one room in the house I was sharing with my sister in Millswood…with the laundry as my...

Chiropractors adjust the spinal joints and muscles to minimise pain and increase proper movement of the spine, it also allows the body to heal and the nervous system to work at it's optimum level....

A referral from a GP is not necessary to see a Chiropractor. Some GP's may refer to Chiropractors via the Enhanced Primary Care Program (EPC). If you would like us to correspond with your GP about your Chiropractic care with us, please ask....

Many noises during Chiropractic adjustments at the Adelaide Chiropractic Domain may be heard. Firstly, Dr Paula may use the 'Dr Graeme General Purpose Massager' that uses vibration to massage, helping the muscles relax for a more comfortable adjustment. Secondly, Dr Paula uses adjusting tables with segments that...

Chiropractic Adjustments are gentle and low force, so in most cases they do not hurt. Some patients have tender spots after injury that may be uncomfortable when beginning Chiropractic treatment. Chiropractors use skill, not force to conduct a safe and effective adjustment. ...

A Chiropractic adjustment uses a gentle force in a specific direction applied to joints. This helps to allow joints to move more freely and gradually regain normal motion. Ultimately, Chiropractic adjustments to the spine aim to allow proper joint movement and improved spinal function, helping...

Studies have shown that Chiropractic treatments are a safe, non-invasive, natural approach to health. In the words of the New Zealand Government’s Inquiry, chiropractic care is “remarkably safe.” In relation to the treatment of neck and back pain, studies have shown that a course of chiropractic...

In my over 16 years of practice “Can you fix me?” or "Can Chiropractic fix me?" certainly is the most common question followed by: “How long will it take?” Honestly, I don't like to use the word ‘fix’ as I think it gives people unrealistic expectations,...

One of the most common questions I get asked by patients in clinic is regarding the use of ice or heat in response to pain. Generally, the questions are regarding which one is better. The answer here is that they are both good, but for...

From time to time clients who previously have  had  good results from Chiropractic care get out of the habit of having their regular spinal check-ups. People often tell me: “ I’ve been feeling really good” “ I haven’t had any niggles” “ I have been too busy” “ I...

Patients often put this question to me because they usually want to do something to help them without aggravating the spinal problems they have.  Firstly, it depends on what you want to achieve; i.e. General conditioning or Specific strengthening Secondly, it depends on what activities you like or...