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Are you looking for a Chiropractor in Auckland and would like to know more about what Chiropractors do? Here is a short video to watch: Contact Revolution Chiropractic – Leading  ...
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What is a disc/inter-verterbal disc? Our spines are made up of bones called vertebrae. In between each of these bones, we have discs that cushion our vertebrae and act as ...
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The birthing process is a very complicated process that puts a lot of stress on both the mother and the baby. Because birth is so complicated, numerous things can go ...
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What are the benefits of good posture? “Sit up straight” or “don’t slump” is advice we have all probably heard at sometime during our lives, as someone is trying to ...
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Introduction Chiropractic can benefit anyone at any age, as we all have spines and nervous systems that need to be looked after. Chiropractic can provide many benefits to people in ...
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What is the immune system? The immune system is our natural defense against outside pathogens such as bacteria or viruses. It is constantly working to prevent us from getting sick ...
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We live in such a fast paced society today that being stressed just seems normal. We are always busy and have so much input coming at us from everywhere. Stress ...
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Mental health in New Zealand: Mental health disorders are an extremely common issue in New Zealand. With 17% of our adult population receiving a mood or anxiety disorder. Estimates show ...
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What is health? What is perfect health? Is it possible to achieve perfect health? If so, how long does it take? Are these all expectations that social media has set ...
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Perspective and Health Once again another Covid-19 is dominating the news again. But did you know this is not the first time a deadly virus, flu, bacteria, or disease that ...
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The modern era is beautiful, full of technology, plenty of food and some of us may be able to afford luxuries that were only accessible to maybe 0.5% of the ...
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A couple of weeks ago, we talked about the importance of warming up and how it was crucial before we jump into our workout. So today we are going to ...
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High cholesterol levels is something that effects around 31% of the human population. Having a cholesterol levels can lead to high blood pressure, angina and kidney diseases. In more serious ...
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We have mentioned many times about the importance of consistent exercise. However, most of us just exercise whenever we want and do not have a set routine. But for results ...
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Whether exercise is done first thing in the morning, in the middle of the day or late in the evening, it should be a staple in your daily routine. We ...
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This era has unlimited food on the supermarket shelves. We’ve got plenty of meats, vegetables, grains, oats, dairy products etc. However, not everything on the shelves is safe to eat ...
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BRIEFING: Food is now in abundance for many of us. In fact, we have so much food that many of the unnecessary products are becoming staples. I’m sure there is ...
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In the last blog we discussed the physiology of diabetes what happens to insulin and some of the symptoms of diabetes. Quick recap, insulin is the hormone that regulates blood ...
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Every living animal on this planet has muscle fibers. There are some animals who can move for long distances like birds migrating through different seasons and there are some animals ...
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Every sort of screen emits blue light and how many hours do we spend sitting in front of a screen every day? We are looking at screens every day whether ...
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Sleep Quality and Bed Mattress… Are They Linked? And what is the best Chiropractic Bed Mattress out there? Sleep is the most vital way for humans to recover. That’s why ...
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The importance of good quality sleep and what we can do to improve our sleep quality We all know the importance of good quality sleep. It can help us with ...
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Revolution Chiropractors are highly regarded Auckland Chiropractors. We are here to help with chronic bursitis, tendonitis, back or neck pain, headaches and migraines, and more. We offer a free consultation ...
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What changes does the body go through during pregnancy and how can chiropractic care help? Pregnancy is a beautiful thing as you are growing a brand new human inside of ...
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Are you a parent and want to know how a child Chiropractor can improve your child’s posture, overall health and well being? No parent wants to see their children in ...
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What are Migraines? Can a Chiropractor Help? Migraines are a neurological condition that affects up to 15% of the population. They are categorised as a severe headache that usually only ...
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Chiropractic Care, is it just about back and neck pain or is there more to it? Chiropractic care can help with many things other than your back and neck pain ...
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What is Frozen Shoulder and Can a Chiropractor Help? Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition in which the shoulder becomes very painful and stiff. This typically ...
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Chiropractic Treatment, is it a lifelong commitment? The answer to that question is really up to your preference and how you prioritise your overall health. Is Chiropractic treatment and keeping ...
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Coronavirus Covid-19 and Chiropractic Health Care We are in interesting and uncertain times with Covid-19 hanging around and as chiropractic Drs, we are concerned. This is a new virus, with ...
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Can Chiropractic Adjustments increase back strength? Yes. Absolutely. When you visit a Chiropractor, you are training and strengthening your spine. How amazing is that! A Chiropractic adjustment is not just ...
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Chiropractic is so much more than ‘cracking’ backs! Contrary to what most people think, Chiropractic care is not just for neck and back pain. I suppose when we become sick, ...
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As a chiropractor, I have seen many back injuries. Injuries can be acute or chronic. Many people ask me the same question, Which is better for back pain, Ice or ...
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There two different forms of stretching; Static Stretching vs Dynamic Stretching. Both of them have their benefits but which one is for you? Check out the advice from Dr Samineh ...
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Poor sitting posture and effects on spine health Have a desk job and worried about your sitting posture? You are right to! Over time, poor posture from bad habits during ...
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The Chin Tuck: An Excellent Exercise for Neck and upper back pain After visiting your Chiropractor, one of the most effective postural exercises for combating neck and upper back pain ...
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Are Adjustments painful? Myth! One of the most common mistruths about seeing a chiropractor is that adjustments are painful. Ok, let’s bust this Myth! The truth is – getting adjusted ...
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Stress And the Common Cold Stress has a major influence on the function of your immune system. For instance, have you noticed you’re more likely to catch a cold when ...
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Research has shown us not to let children use mobile phones, either as a toy or to talk on. Their skulls are thinner and smaller than an adults and they ...
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Chiropractic care for headaches & migraines Frequent head and neck pain can be extremely debilitating. Especially for people who work long hours, or have ongoing responsibilities. For many of us, ...
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The connection between Chiropractic Care And Sleep Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important things you can do to improve your health. If you are having ...
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Warming up before a workout is even more important than you think! How many times have we just jumped into exercising without warming up properly? How many times have we ...
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Coronavirus preventation  Now that school is about to start, parents getting their kids ready for this new year and people gradually returning back to work, holiday season is now truly ...
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There are 4 types of fitness; strength, endurance, balance and flexibility. Previously we have discussed the first three. Our final type of exercise and fitness is flexibility. Flexibility is the ...
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9 Exercises to Relieve Neck and Shoulder Pain Open Book | 5 reps per side
Start by lying on your side with your knees bent in front of your ...
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There are 4 types of exercise; strength, cardio (aka endurance), balance and flexibility. We have previously touched on strength and cardio training. The main topic this time is balance. Balance ...
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Overview You can use turmeric to reduce inflammation and pain related to inflammation. Making a tea from it is one of the easiest ways to consume turmeric. In fact, learned ...
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  1. Babies head shape: It’s a myth that an odd shaped babies head is of no concern and will right itself. However anomalies of shape can be the first ...
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Chiropractic care overview Chiropractic care is an amazing healthcare modality. We have previously covered that chiropractic is not a treatment. In fact, I believe that chiropractic should be a lifestyle ...
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So often when something in our bodies feels tense or uncomfortable, our immediate response is to try to stretch, stretch, stretch the pain away. However, stretching alone often isn’t the ...
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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a standard class of drugs. They are used chronically for persistent pain due to osteoarthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders in older adults. Specifically, an estimated ...
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Painkillers Painkillers, are they bad, or are they good? Yes, they are great for masking pain, but do they do anything? Long term use of painkillers can cause many problems ...
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Happy New Year Everyone! Welcome to 2020! 2019 is in the past now so let’s forget all the negative and continue with the positives! As the New Year is here, ...
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Posture. Good, bad, and the bendy. Our bodies want to move. However, with our ever-sedentary lifestyle, we have to find a way to cope – proper posture is one of ...
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Pregnancy is such a wonderful, exciting time! There are so many changes that happen – physically, emotionally, and hormonally.  It can sometimes feel like a rollercoaster ride. One of the ...
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The human brain is the organ that controls everything in our body. It acts as our engine and provides vital messages to different parts of our body to keep everything ...
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In our blog ‘Strength Training’, we talked about the importance of strength training and as a recommendation, 40-60 minutes of strength/weight training every week is needed. These exercises could be ...
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In our blog ‘8 Benefits of Exercising’ we talked about the importance of exercise and as a recommendation, 30 minutes of exercise every day is needed. These exercises could be ...
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By Dr Jennifer Barham-Floreani: Tip # 5 Sleep Sleep Poor sleep habits can also contribute to unnecessary stress in the household… If a child does not wake up easily and ...
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By Dr. Jennifer Barham-Floreani: Tip # 4: GET DIRTY – Benefits to the Immune System Many of us have been led to believe that germs are the root of all ...
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By Dr Jennifer Barham-Floreani: Tip # 3: TOUGH LOVE Many parents lament that they can’t get their children to eat certain foods or meals that they prepare… Despite their best ...
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By Dr Jennifer Barham-Floreani: How? Take an audit. Whenever we want to set ourselves a new goal we have to know where we are starting. This allows us to look ...
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By Dr. Jennifer Barham-Floreani: My number one tip or proactive step for raising the health status of your children is to FIND AN INSPIRING, RECOMMENDED WELLNESS CHIROPRACTORs and have your ...
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In the next five blogs, I will reveal the top 5 tips on raising the wellness of children! But first, I want to address an important question. When it comes ...
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We all have an extremely busy lifestyle and quite a few of us may not have the time to exercise. Additionally, summer is coming up and most of us would ...
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Posture Tech neck is the term used to describe the neck pain and damage sustained from looking down at your cell phone, tablet, or other wireless devices too frequently and ...
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Eat to Live – Dr Joel Furhman Do YOU want to change your life? Would you like to get rid of your pain? Do YOU want to become healthier? Would ...
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It seems like every few years we have to unlearn some health advice that experts have come up with. “Fats are bad… No, they’re good!” “Carbs are the enemy! No ...
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Here’s something that may come as a surprise to you – your body wasn’t designed to be in one position for more than 15 minutes. With many people working office ...
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You have experienced a decrease in focus, memory, and clear thoughts. This is a sign of what’s known as mental fatigue or burnout. It can be linked to many things ...
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If you’re sitting in front of a computer or desk for most of the day then you’ve probably run into the problem of annoying neck pain. Throw in a bunch ...
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Mindfulness and stress are on the tips of everyone’s tongue nowadays. Large corporations are investing millions on mindfulness rooms and practices for their employees to reap the benefits and increase ...
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Last week I talked about the deadlift stance. This week I want to cover another significant error I see in deadlift technique that can lead to injury and give this ...
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Background There is nothing quite like the feeling of picking up a heavy weight in your hands. As with any movement or exercise in the gym, when repeatedly done incorrectly ...
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Following an initial care phase at Revolution Chiropractic, we frequently offer what we call a Protection Plan. This is a tailored plan of Chiropractic checks. Designed to maintain, or protect, ...
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For those who have experienced TMJ (temporomandibular joint) pain or TMD (temporomandibular disorder), they know it all too well. You might just have pain in the jaw area or an ...
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Outdoor running The weather’s getting nicer and you look outside and think “why not take my running to the next level and hit the great outdoors?” Great idea. Outdoor running ...
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Pillows plays a bigger role in our sleep than we think. But with so many choices out there, it’s difficult to make the right choice. And seeing as you’ll spend ...
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Glutes Nowadays, people are sitting… a lot. And they’re sitting right on their prized possessions – one of the most important muscles groups in the body – the glutes. Let’s ...
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You may have heard about pelvic floor muscles in the context of pregnancy so you might assume that they’re only of interest to pregnant individuals. Although pregnant women benefit immensely ...
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Sleeping You spend roughly a third of your life in bed sleeping, or at least trying to sleep. Doing one activity for as long as 8 hours can impact your ...
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Today we’re going to give you some exercises you can do in your gym routine for good posture. Commands like “stand up straight!” and “don’t slouch” were commonplace for our ...
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Is lifting heavy objects good for you? This week I’m going to talk about a movement category that you may be missing from your gym routine and give you a ...
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You know it happens. You go on to Netflix and promise yourself that you’ll only watch one episode and get off your butt… One episode turns into two… two turns into three… and ...
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At Revolution Chiropractic, we equip our structural chiropractors with the tools necessary to help you run better. And in addition, to recover from your running injuries faster, and prevent running ...
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Giving birth takes an incredible amount of physical effort… so be prepared! We’re going to share some exercises for all you mothers to be that won’t only help with your ...
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The NZ Ministry of Transport released a survey in 2014 stating that people aged between 35-64 in New Zealand spend two-thirds of their total travel time driving. Just looking at ...
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There are a lot of options to choose from when it comes to finding a chiropractor. And since the care of your spine and nervous system are on the line, ...
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Shin splints present as a dull ache along the inner shin. There can be some possible swelling in the area. Although it’s usually nothing to worry about, they may lead ...
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We’ve been over a general warm up routine you can do before your training sessions in our blog a couple of weeks ago, so today we’ll be going over a ...
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Reflux, heartburn, indigestion, these are all names for that discomfort and sometimes burning feeling that comes after meals. At Revolution Chiropractic we like to address the cause of issues rather ...
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Perhaps you have been to a Chiropractor before for one or two visits but you didn’t really feel like it did anything. And you are probably right. The thing is, ...
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There is a lot of information and weight loss programs out there claiming to help you rapidly lose weight that say something like “how lose 20 kilos in 3 days” ...
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Warm up Wisely It can be really tempting to skip your warm up and get right into an intense strength training session to maximize the time in your day. Not ...
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Throughout any intense exercise session, the body is handling stress and has a risk of injury. This can be minimised by warming up and cooling down before and after your ...
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.The Internet has brought many benefits to my life as I’m sure it has yours, however, if you are like most of this generation you probably find yourself spending (wasting) ...
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What is it? Cervicogenic headaches are headaches that originate from the upper neck (upper cervical spine). The pain is felt at the head, however, the dysfunction and cause of the ...
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What is it? Whiplash is caused by sudden hyperflexion (forward) and hyperextension (backwards) movement of the neck. This kind of quick movement stretches the soft tissues, such as muscles, tendons ...
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Going on a long flight? Bus ride? Car ride? You may have experienced the unpleasant experience of being crammed in a seat for hours. You get agitated, your muscles begin ...
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