What is Chiropractic and what does a Chiropractor actually do?

A chiropractor stretching a young man's back as part of a chiropractic treatment.

Chiropractic is a primary contact health care profession that is non-invasive and hands-on, focusing on the neuromusculoskeletal system. The Australian Chiropractors Association (ACA) describe chiropractors as providing diagnosis, treatment and preventative care for disorders related to the spine, pelvis, nervous system and joints. Chiropractors use a combination of treatments, all of which are decided based … Read more

Beauty Therapy or Hype?

Woman using a gua sha tool on her face

From kansa wands and gua sha massage to vitamin infusions, there’s always a new natural beauty therapy to try, but do they live up to the hype? Gua sha This intriguing facial massage technique has a long history in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It means ‘to scrape’ (gua) ‘red’ (sha), because it involves drawing a … Read more