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Using Your New ‘Complete Sleeprrr’ Pillow

Congratulations in purchasing one of our ‘Complete Sleeprrr’ pillows from Therapeutic Pillow Australia! Our range of practitioner-prescribed Complete Sleeprrr pillows are designed to give you a better night’s sleep. The contoured shape offer support for your Head, Neck and Shoulders, while the Memory Foam conforms to you to help cradle and cushion. Panels and ‘noodles’ built into the foam allow for you to tailor the pillow to your desired comfort and support levels. This pillow is like no other! Some

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Now That You’ve Had Your First Adjustment

After your adjustment, you might feel looser and lighter. You might feel an immediate improvement, feel like a weight has been lifted from your shoulders or feel more energetic. But as your adjustment settles down you might feel a bit tight, sore or a return of how things were before the adjustment. That’s ok. We call this phenomenon ‘Reactivations’: it’s when the body begins the process of recovery, which includes reactivating processes that have been dormant since becoming subluxated. Reactivations

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We Have a New Chiropractor In The Team – Dr. Amer Kudi!

Dr. Amer Kudi joins Point Cook Chiropractic Health & Wellness Centre Dr. Amer Kudi, chiropractor, has joined the team at Point Cook Chiropractic Health & Wellness Centre on Wednesdays. Dr. Amer has a positive reputation within the Point Cook community having practised locally in previous years prior to COVID. He has a background in the Fitness industry, having been a personal trainer, before studying to become a chiropractor. He obtained his qualifications from RMIT University in 2016, a leading institution to

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Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Program

The Chronic Disease Management (CDM) program is an initiative by the Australian Federal Government to help people access allied health services (e.g. Chiropractic) under the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS, Item 10964).  The program allows people with chronic complaints to have up to five (5) Medicare-subsidised visits to an allied health practitioner to help manage their condition. (Other allied health providers include: Dietitians, physiotherapists, Podiatrists, etc).  The program has also been referred to as ‘Care Plans’. Through the CDM program, we can

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What To Expect On Your First Chiropractic Visit

Your first chiropractic visit can be a daunting experience, especially if you’ve never been to a chiropractor before. A myriad of questions might be going through your mind: Am I in the right place? Am I going to be able to tell them what’s wrong ? Will I be examined before I get treated? Will I be referred for x-rays? The first chiropractic visit to Point Cook Chiropractic Health & Wellness Centre will be a fact-finding session. We want to discover

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How Often Should I Come In For Chiropractic To Maintain Spinal Health?

A patient asked me today how often he needs to come in once he starts feeling good and has his symptoms under control. I said, ‘That depends.’ ‘Depends on what?’, he asked. ‘It depends on how well you want to be. It’s an individual choice’, I said. ‘Some people have high demands and stress in their lives and recognise this so they come in weekly or fortnightly.’ ‘I have a female CEO of a company who comes in for care

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Private Health Insurance Reset

The start of a new Financial Year (i.e. 1st July) is when some private health insurance companies reset their benefits. This means that their members can claim and receive reimbursements for their chiropractic care again, especially for those who used up their benefits during the previous financial year. Below is a list of the companies that have resets in 1st July of every year: AHM (Australian Health Management Group), PeopleCare, Defence Health,  Navy Health. So if your private health insurer is

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Happy New Year Wishes for 2021!!!

Happy New Year! 2020 is behind us and we look forward to what 2021 has in store for us! Thanks! Firstly, thank you for being part of our community. Thank you for believing in your natural ability to be healthy, and believing in our Team to help you be well and stay well. Thank you to those who referred their friends, family and to those who positively shared our good name in social media. We wouldn’t be where we are

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3 TOP WAYS TO AVOID NECK OR BACK PAIN IN 2021

2020 and the COVID-19 Restrictions forced us to change our work, school and social lives. We spent more time indoors than out, consumed food and drinks that we shouldn’t have, and spent more time in front of a device. We couldn’t spend time with people outside of our household, the gyms were closed and we were restricted to a small window of exercise time. This led to weight gain, weaker muscles, loss of fitness and the subsequent back pain, neck

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How does our Team stay ACTIVE?

DR. ALFIE’S BIKE RIDE Bike Riding from Point Cook to Williamstown: Cycling on a Sunday morning before everybody gets up, gets your exercise over and done with. This track is scenic, calming and a view of West Side Melbourne you can’t catch in a car. YVONNE’S WALKING TRACK Altona Beach to Altona Coastal Park:Starting from the Altona station on the Werribee line. Walk towards the foreshore along Pier St. Turn left (west) into the Esplanade and follow the beach path.

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