The Wellspring Blog

By Dr Gordon McPherson-Rayner, Chiropractor Do you take your child to the Chiropractor? Like you, your child has a nervous system that needs the same care and attention. Children's nervous systems are rapidly growing and developing and integrating all the new-found information around them.  Early on,...

It has been a fantastic few months in and around the practice; we have been lucky to have been involved with some wonderful community groups that are also busy making life and lives better and brighter for young and old. In July we hosted our Kids...

By Dr Paul Shanahan, Chiropractor We have an abundance of beautiful fresh fruit and vegetables in Townsville. Beautiful because we are what we eat, we all know this. We are also what we think and feel. Have you ever noticed how 15 minutes of walking in...

In today's modern world, detoxing is very important.  Unfortunately, toxins are now part of our everyday environment.  Fortunately for you, there are many health benefits associated with detoxification. Why do I need to Detox? A detox can be an integral part of a healthy life.  Regular detoxification...

By Dr Paul Shanahan, Chiropractor I love looking after athletes and fitness fanatics. They are some of the most inspiring people to be around.  They have the will to push themselves to their highest potential and it is an exciting thing to play a part in...

The month of May promotes the launch of the theme for Spinal Health Week (May 19-25) Live Better, We’ve Got Your Back, a national initiative of the CAA that aims to encourage Australians to support more investment in Chiropractic care and research. As part of Spinal...

Valentine's Day is the perfect time to start doing some stretches and exercises! Have your Valentine partner with you - perform each exercise, then move to the next one. Try to complete the circuit (all exercises) twice.   ...

Try this healthy recipe as an alternative to your usual Valentine’s chocolates!  1 1/2 cup walnuts 8 Medjool dates (these are softer than other dates, and easier to blend) 1/2 cup cocoa (use less if you don't love dark chocolate) Blend walnuts in a high powered...

Kids need a great bed too! Ensuring your child has the right support when sleeping is very important, particularly as they grow. A child’s growth pattern from the time they sleep in their first “big person” bed increases the need for a supportive bed that will...

Not all Probiotics are created equal Bugs by the Billions Probiotics form an essential component of many treatment plans, as the microorganisms resident in the gut have profound clinical impacts on health through influencing digestive health and regulating the immune response. Many health conditions are associated with...

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