Chiropractic Care for Children

According to two separate studies conducted in the USA, 11 – 21% of all chiropractors’ patients are children and adolescents under the age of 18. It is also estimated that 3% of all kids in the USA will visit a doctor of chiropractic at least once before reaching adulthood. In other words, chiropractic care for children is a lot more common than one may think.

Why is Chiropractic Beneficial for Children?

Chiropractors often treat children who are suffering from sports-related injuries, as well as those who suffer from growing pains. Two out of five kids will experience this type of throbbing, persistent discomfort on a regular basis and chiropractic care has been proven to provide long-lasting relief. Chiropractic has also been said to aid in treating other conditions common in children including asthma, ear infections and headaches.

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Motherhood and Chiropractic

1 May 2019 Blogs

In light of Mother’s Day, CASA would like to take this opportunity to provide some insight into how chiropractic care can benefit mothers and mothers-to-be. Motherhood is back-breaking work, after all.

Whether you’re lugging your 15-kilogram toddler around town on your hip, bending down a hundred times a day to pick up toys, or a follower of baby-wearing, you’re bound to feel the consequences sooner or later. Here’s how chiropractic can help to ease the strain.

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Chiropractic Myths Debunked and Why You Shouldn’t Pay Them Any Attention

1 Apr 2019 Blogs

It’s safe to say that chiropractic is considered to be a controversial profession. Unfortunately, this is due to the circulation of specific myths about the natural, drug-free practice which has led people to believe that chiropractic treatment does more harm than good. This is simply NOT true.

Let’s take a look at (and debunk) a few of the most common chiropractic myths.

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Questions to ask your Chiropractor

11 Jan 2019 Blogs

Whether you’ve been reaping the benefits of receiving chiropractic treatment for a while now, or whether you’re a newbie to the world of chiropractic, there are a few questions that you should always endeavour to ask your chiropractor. We take a look at four of these important questions below.

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Prevention of injuries month

18 Dec 2018 Blogs

December Prevention of Injuries Month in South Africa and a time to focus on how we can go about safeguarding our health and wellbeing. Injuries to the neck and/or spine can lead to chronic pain, and the reality is yet so many of these injuries are easily preventable. Here’s what you need to know.

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International student day

18 Nov 2018 Blogs

Here at CASA, we are passionate about encouraging curious young minds to enter and explore the world of chiropractic care. Because of this, we are enthusiastic celebrators of International Student Day, held on the 17th of November each year.

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Chronic lower back pain and hip pain: is there a connection?

18 Oct 2018 Blogs

Over the years, countless chiropractors and clinicians have taken note of the fact that many of their patients, particularly those over the age of 50, who are suffering from chronic lower back pain are also suffering from persistent hip pain. Is there a connection between the two? If so, what is it? We investigate below.

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The effects of regular exercise on cognitive function

18 Sep 2018 Blogs

As we age, there is often a substantial reduction in both physical and cognitive functioning, which consequentially threatens one’s independence and quality of life. New research has uncovered a link between regular exercise and an improvement in cognitive performance amongst the elderly.

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