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The 10 Most Common Sports Injuries in Australia

Sports and exercise have become an undisputed part of the daily lives of Australians. Most Australians participate in sports to stay fit and improve overall health and wellness. While sports are extremely beneficial for your health, they carry a risk of injury. Statistics show that, in 2011/2012, more than 36,000 people aged 15 and above were hospitalised […]

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How Chiropractors Benefit Professional Athletes

What is a Chiropractor? Before we can truly understand the benefits of chiropractic care we need to understand what a chiropractor is and what they do. Chiropractors are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders. The treatment focuses on the manual adjustment and manipulation of the spine. In doing so, chiropractors aim to […]

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Rotator Cuff Injuries in Cricket – How can a Chiropractor Help?

In addition to low back problems, rotator cuff injuries, especially rotator cuff tears are probably the most common and recurring injuries faced by cricketers. Dr Adam Rocchi, a South Perth Chiropractor, explains these issues in more detail. What is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is made up of four muscles that surround the shoulder […]

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How Endurance Events Push the Body to Its Limits and How Niggles Can Become Overuse Injuries

Endurance events are a test to both the mind and the body.  They require not only physical stamina and endurance, but also the mental drive and determination to keep going when things start to get tough.  Although it may seem less forceful than more explosive sports such as weight lifting or rugby, sports injuries can […]

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AFL Injuries

AFL, or Aussie rules, is well known for its high incidence of sports injuries.  There is a significant amount of physical contact, however unlike rugby union or gridiron, no protective padding is worn. At Spine Scan we are familiar with all kinds of sports injuries, and are used to treating everyone from the young players […]

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