Media Release 06 October 2015
The longer days and warmer weather are a perfect combination to take up regular exercise and even just walking more has a host of healthy benefits according to the New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association (NZCA). Chiropractor and NZCA spokesperson Dr Hayden Thomas explains: ‘Walking benefits all aspects of your health from increasing your levels of vitamin D, improving the efficiency of heart and lung function, reducing circulating stress hormones, assisting spinal function, and helping with weightloss. And it’s something nearly everyone can do to increase their fitness and wellbeing. As part of the Just Start Walking initiative from the World Federation of Chiropractic, a global non-profit organisation, we’re encouraging New Zealanders to think about making more journeys on foot.’
Media Release 06 August 2015
New Zealanders could reduce their use of pain relief medication by purchasing a
new bed and taking better care of their spinal health, the country’s chiropractors
The New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association (NZCA) says mounting research from
around the world, including New Zealand, shows that poor quality sleep and spinal issues can lead to chronic pain and other conditions.
Media Release 31 July 2016
Groundbreaking research indicates that chiropractic care may make your brain
function better, according to the New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association (NZCA). A collaborative study on the effects of manipulation of the spine on brain function
between Denmark’s Aalborg University, the New Zealand Centre for Chiropractic
Research, the Health & Rehabilitation Research Institute, AUT University and
University of Ontario Institute of Technology, published earlier this year in the journal (1).