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What is Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH)?

What is Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH). Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis or DISH, also known as Forestier’s disease, is a condition characterised by the gradual stiffening and hardening of ligaments and tendons in the spine and other areas of the body. The process of ligament hardening is called calcification and...

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What is a Chiropractor?

What is a Chiropractor? The question “What is a chiropractor?” has come up several times recently in the clinic. I have been asked this question throughout my career by patients, friends, family and other healthcare professionals, and it is a good question to ask. I have addressed questions regarding...

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Chiropractic and the Hypermobile Person

Chiropractic and the hypermobile person, and by hypermobile person, I mean people with the amazing and beautifully complex Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and hypermobility spectrum disorder (HSD). As always, we are tackling a controversial topic, and for those of you who follow the blog, you will know that I love...

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The History of Chiropractic Care

The History of Chiropractic Care Introduction Chiropractic, a discipline rooted in the belief that spinal health is fundamental to overall well-being, has a rich and fascinating history. Developed in the late 19th century, chiropractic practices have evolved, faced challenges, and gained widespread acceptance over the years. This blog aims...

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What’s the Crack?

What’s the crack? Recently, I have seen a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding about the “popping” or “cracking” sound that can be heard during spinal manipulation or when you crack your knuckles. The cause of the popping sound is also a question I get a lot from my students...

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