Entries by Rosemarie Jabbour

Ice Packs for Back Pain

Any kind of physical pain is disagreeable, but back pain holds a special place in the list of discomforts we would really rather live without. Given that our backs are so vital for our structure, how we move and function, hurting your back pain can be debilitating. It’s also true that as the back is […]

What Exactly Does a Chiropractor Do?

Your Guide to Chiropractic Care If the word ‘Chiropractor’ is a mystery to you, never fear. You’re not alone. I recently asked a few people what they thought a chiropractor was and their responses went something like this: The person who cracks your back? I’ve heard they give good massages… Don’t they twist your spine […]

Hips Out of Alignment

What Does it Mean When Your Hips are Out of Alignment? Author: Dr. Rosemarie Jabbour (Chiropractor) You may be surprised at how closely the function of your hips influence the function of your back, posture and overall biomechanics. Even a small misalignment in your hips can cause hip pain, lower back pain and injury. Pain […]

Tech Neck

5 Tips to Prevent Pain From Smart Phone and Social Media Use Are you reading this article on your smart phone, tablet or laptop? If yes, are you aware of your posture, particularly your neck and head position? Tech neck is so named as it is pain associated with looking down at your phone, tablet, […]

Phases of Spinal Degeneration

Have a look at this spinal degeneration infographic showing vertebrae models and see the three different phases of degeneration. Learn more about possible prevention of some of these issues or how to better manage the symptoms. If you are concerned about your spinal health why not get in touch today. Created by Premier Practice and […]

Will a Chiropractor Help My Pain go Away

Enjoy the brief video, or read the transcribed article below. Hi everyone, Dr. Rosemarie Jabbour from New World Chiro. What I would like to address today is very common questions that people ask when they come into the clinic. What they ask me is very varied. The most common question is: “Can you fix my problem […]

Does Looking at My Phone Give Me a Headache

Enjoy the brief video, or read the full article below! Headaches, Phones and Your Health Hi, I’m Doctor Rosemarie Jabbour (Chiropractor) from New World Chiro. Have you ever wondered if looking at your mobile phone gives you a headache? Our current generation has become accustomed to a digital life, whereby it would feel strange to live […]

Can Chiropractic Help My Back Pain

What a Pain in the Back! You may not know it, but back pain is the leading cause of disability in the western world. By ‘disability’ I am referring to what the studies describe as ‘years with disability’. The last 20-30 years has seen an increase in cases of back pain such that it now […]

Chiropractic Quotes to Motivate and Inspire You

Great Chiropractic Quotes Are you looking for your daily dose of inspiration? These 10 quotes will super charge your day. Be inspired and motivated as we share our top 10 chiropractic quotes with you. Share these via your social media channels or add them to your own website (provided you reference this page!). DD Palmer (Found […]

Chiropractor Meets Sir Richard Branson to Discuss Chiropractic

MEDIA RELEASE: 30 MAY 2017 Dr. Rosemarie Jabbour (Chiropractor) Takes the Case for Natural Healthcare to Virgin Founder at Change Makers Rule Breakers Event Parramatta Chiropractor Dr. Rosemarie Jabbour, an acclaimed and experienced chiropractor with New World Chiro who has over 20-years of experience caring for the Parramatta community, this week announced, as part of […]

5 Fast Facts About My Spine Infographic

Chiropractic Infographic Summary of Facts “Your spine is your tree of life!” Yes this really is an accurate metaphor. Your spine acts as your central support, the protector of your delicate spinal cord and keeps you upright and balanced. Problems can arise when your spine gets twisted, misaligned and injured. Here are some fast facts […]

Why do I get Back Pain After a Run

“The real purpose of running isn’t to win a race, it’s to test the limits of the human heart” – Bill Bowerman As a chiropractor, I’m commonly asked if running causes back pain. Under certain circumstances, running is considered a ‘high impact’ activity. Many people are concerned about the repetitive stress and impact it has […]

The Opioid Crisis Leading to Record Levels of Addiction

Chiropractor calling for greater awareness around painkiller side effects including addiction and accidental overdose. A record number of Australians are accidentally overdosing on prescription medicines in what medical authorities have labelled ‘an opioid epidemic’. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the number of deaths from prescription painkillers – opioids – has increased 61 percent […]

The Secret Power of Your Posture

The Secret Power You Didn’t Know You Had – The Power of Your Posture! Many of us experience an increasingly sedentary lifestyle: whether it be sitting for hours at a time behind a computer, long commutes to work or general inactivity. We need to once more look to the importance of posture and the positive […]

Chiropractic Activator Versus Chiropractic Adjustments

What is a Chiropractic Activator? The hand held activator is an alternative to the traditional manual form of chiropractic (spinal manipulation). The chiropractic activator uses an impulse force along the spine instead of the more traditional ‘hands on’ approach to chiropractic. Both traditional chiropractic adjustments (such as those used by Doctor Rosemarie Jabbour (Chiropractor) and the chiropractic activator […]

Chiropractic in Lebanon and Travel Pics

We’re lucky in Australia that we have such good public access to chiropractic care In Lebanon, that’s unfortunately not the case. With around 10 chiropractors providing care to only a fraction of the Lebanese community, there is so much potential for growth and healing. Read on to learn more about chiropractic in Lebanon. Even on Holidays, […]

Opioid Over Prescription and Death Infographic

Health Crisis: Over-Prescription of Addictive Pain Killers   Do you like this Chiropractic Infographic? Do you like this infographic? Please feel free to share it with your friends and family and use on your own website. Simply reference this page or www.newworldchiro.com.au to use. Read our media release ‘Chiropractor calling for greater awareness around painkiller side effects including […]

Chiropractic and Sleep Infographic

Sleep Better with Chiropractic Here at New World Chiro we like to share the benefits that chiropractic care offers many of our patients. If your spine is out of alignment, you may experience difficulty in sleeping. Chiropractors are specifically trained to address problems and issues of the musculoskeletal system – with a particular focus on the function of […]

Chiropractic Health Benefits Infographic

Infographic: health benefits of chiropractic Here at New World Chiro we like to share the benefits that chiropractic care offers many of our patients. From relief from back pain to improvements in posture and sports performance, there are many ways chiropractic may help you. Chiropractors are specifically trained to address problems and issues of the musculoskeletal system – […]

Hot Lemon Water Infographic

Infographic: Health Benefits of Hot Lemon Water Here at New World Chiro we like to share the benefits of natural health and nutrition. Waking up on these cold and frosty winter mornings, there is nothing more invigorating than enjoying a hot mug of fresh lemon juice with water. Not only will this zingy tonic wake you from your […]

Chiropractors Servicing Ryde and Ermington

Chiropractors Servicing Ryde and Ermington Welcome to New World Chiro Welcome to New World Chiro – your local chiropractic clinic with over 20 years experience. Are you looking for chiropractors close to Ryde or Ermington? New World Chiro in Parramatta proudly helps patients from right across this city. We bring natural and integrated solutions to many common […]

Chiropractic and Epidural Injections for Back Pain

Chiropractic and Epidural Injections for Back Pain A new study shows that chiropractic is just as effective as epidural injections in treating lower back disc herniation but with less cost and less side effects. Epidural injections are commonly used to provide relief from disc herniation and other conditions causing back pain. Chiropractic is also used […]

Adjusting the Spine Changes Brain Function

Study: Adjusting the spine changes brain function by almost 20%, possibly in the prefrontal cortex A research paper published in the scientific journal Neural Plasticity has concluded that adjusting the spine helps improve brain function*. This is a significant moment in our ongoing understanding of how chiropractic may benefit our health, function and form. In […]

Treatment for Slipped and Bulging Discs

Ouch back pain…but is it a slipped disc? What is a Slipped or Bulging Disc? The term slipped disc refers to an injury to the intervertebral disc. Often, the terms slipped disc and bulging disc are used interchangeably. They both generally refer to any displacement or partial protrusion of the intervertebral disc. This is different […]

7 Benefits of Meditation

Meditation Can Improve Your Life Imagine for a moment… You walk into a room full of people sitting on the floor, a swirl of woody incense captivates your senses. Various brightly coloured fabrics have been placed atop one another, blanketing the floor. Despite the dim lighting and drawn curtains, you sense an energy and lightness […]

8 Benefits of Good Posture

Posture is the Window to Your Spine Posture really is the window to your spine. If you’re crooked on the outside chances are you’ll be crooked on the inside. Do you know the way we stand, sit and walk affects our health and well being? It’s true. Levels of health and well being are intricately […]

How to Correct Sway Back Posture

Hi I’m Doctor Rosemarie Jabbour (Chiropractor). I wrote this article to give you as much information as possible about sway back posture, from a chiropractic point of view. Many people who experience sway back posture may develop tight muscles and stiff joints, especially around the shoulders, spine, pelvis and legs. This may lead to symptoms such […]

What Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You

TEDTalks Video According to Physician Leana Wen, there is a lot of talk these days about whether your doctor is actually recommending medications that you need versus selling you medications or acting like a paid spokesman for a drug company. As this TEDTalk discusses, what should your doctor be disclosing to you? Physician Leana Wen […]

What Really Happens When Medicines Mix

TEDTalks Video A lot of us take medications these days for a wide variety of conditions. Have you ever wondered what may happen when two medications interact in your body? In this TEDTalk by Russ Altman, he asks this very question. Furthermore, even your doctor may not fully understand what happens when they’re combined. The […]

Vertigo Treatment

What is Vertigo? Vertigo refers to a sense of dizziness or spinning even though you are not moving. The dizzy feeling is caused by one of two factors: A dysfunction in the brain, and Sensory nerve pathway or an imbalance in the internal organs of the ear that control balance. The term peripheral vertigo is […]

Health Benefits of Ginger

Is Ginger a Superfood? In this blog post I discuss some of the common health benefits of ginger. Is ginger a ‘super food’ or a mere food fad that will fade? What exactly does ginger help with and can it help you? Also, I’ve shared my favourite ginger tea recipe that I sometimes make in […]

Video of Chiropractor Treating Dystonia

Have You Heard of Dystonia? I recently came across this video of an Australian chiropractor treating a patient for Dystonia. This is an amazing video and I have shared it with you below. Dystonia is a condition where a person’s muscles involuntarily contract. This causes affected body parts to twist out of shape, resulting in […]

3 Amazing Talks for Health and Happiness

TED TALKS VIDEO: HEALTH AND HAPPINESS While doing some research, I came across some amazing talks online. You may have heard of TED Talks and if not, they present inspirational life lessons from experts in their respective fields across the globe. They are live recorded and promoted under the mantra of ‘ideas worth spreading’. Topics […]

Teach every child about food

Every child deserves the right to clean water and healthy, nutritious food. Yet, in countries such as Australia, America and England, despite an abundance of healthy food, many children suffer as a result of poor diet. In fact, poor diet actually kills people. This is preventable. In this inspiring talk by Jamie Oliver, learn just […]

Allied Health and Chiropractic

ALLIED HEALTH SUMMARY Did you know? You may be entitled to free chiropractic care! Allied Health Services is an Australia government Medicare program that allows patients who suffer from chronic conditions to access Medicare benefits. A Medicare rebate is available for a maximum of 5 services in a year. In many cases, there are no […]

Why Is My Spine Important

Your spine is one of the most important parts of your body. It serves as your primary structure from which supporting bones connect and it’s the conduit that protects the spinal cord. Most of your nerves pass from your brain, through your spine and out small openings to various muscles, bones and organs. Think of […]

Flat Feet and Foot Pain

What are Flat Feet? Being ‘flat footed’ refers to the loss of your natural arch support on the base of your foot. If you have flat feet, you’re not alone. The loss or arch support means your feet are less shock-absorbent, which can cause hip, knee and back problems.With flat feet, you may experience aches […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome refers to irritation and pain around the ‘carpal tunnel’. Carpal is the name given to any bone of the wrist i.e. carpal bones. The tunnel is a ligament passage through which nerves, blood vessels and tendons pass. The carpal tunnel can be found on the palm side […]

Heavy School Bags and Posture

Those heavy school bags! Read on to learn about some of the health risks that heavy backpacks place on children’s spines and for helpful tips on how to ‘lighten the load’. There is a lot to pack into school bags these days, such as text books for every subject, note pads, lunch, a change of […]

Sleeping and Your Posture

Posture is not just a standing matter. Your posture has a direct effect on how well (or not) you sleep. Chiropractic care has been shown to care for problems that directly affect how you sleep. At New World Chiro, we have a saying that ‘posture is the window to your spine. Therefore, if you’re crooked […]

2016 Health Trends

Health and Wellness Trends This Year Over the summer break, we did some research on the healthiest trends predicted for the coming year. We found these top 6 health trends and just had to share them with you. We’re committed to living a life that is as healthy and happy as possible. At New World Chiro, […]

8 Tips For a Better Night Sleep

At New World Chiro, we understand how important it is to receive a great night sleep. Sleeping is one of the most important functions our body undertakes. Sleeping allows our body to rest, rejuvenate and repair. Our bodies recharge in preparation of tomorrows activities. Surveys reveal that between 33 to 45 percent of the general population […]

How to Sit at a Computer

Posture Checklist Having correct posture when sitting down for work or when behind a computer is extremely important. Good posture sets up good habits, builds confidence and helps to maintain overall levels of health and wellness. The effects of poor office ergonomics on a person’s health can be very serious and over time contribute to […]

5 Tips for a Healthy Spine

Want to Learn About Spinal Health? These tips are for you! A healthy spine is essential if you want to enjoy a healthy life. Often, the health of the spine is over looked when considering how to live a healthier life. It is well know that people who suffer back pain may have a reduced […]

4 Stretches for Back Pain Relief

Back pain is the most common form of disability for both men and women right across the world. 80% of the community will suffer back pain at some point. When we heard that statistic, we thought we had to do something about it. There are many things you can do to help relieve back aches and […]