The Client Journey

16 June 2019
Your Map to Success Our goal at The Chiro Hub is always to optimise your experience by engaging you in the process of your treatment. By gaining insight into your treatment priorities, we can generate an informed, meaningful plan to not only deliver powerful results, but to create continual, lifelong advancements in your health and […]

BACK-teria (bacteria) and Low Back Pain - How do we Detect and treat? Part 3

Following on from Part 2 where we discussed P.acnes as a possible source of inflammation generating  low back pain, we will now look at options with regards to detection and treatment. Firstly, we must understand that there is no easily accessible test to determine whether Type 1 Modic changes on MRI are due to an […]

BACK-TERIA (bacteria) and low back pain - What's the Link? Part 2

So what active biological process is causing an ongoing low grade inflammation around the intervertebral disc? Believe it or not, the culprit behind all this may be a chronic bacterial infection – Proprionicbacterium acnes, which is found on the surface of the skin and within the oral cavity. But how would the bacteria find their […]

BACK-TERIA (bacteria) and low back pain - What's the Link? Part 1

In every day practice, there will always be a small proportion of patients who simply don’t respond to manual therapy (chiropractic and physiotherapy). There are many reasons for this. These may include: central sensitization a distorted body schema altered motor-sensory integration limbic vigilance and conditioned behaviours I use many questionnaires, inventories and forms along with […]

Watering the Grass: Rest - Build - Strengthen

By Jason Silvernail DPT Many people seem frustrated that their pain has lasted so long, past the normal body healing time. Often, this is ‘mechanical pain’ and is related to sensitivity of your nervous system to physical stress. Understanding how to help your nerve tissue recover and tolerate physical stress/load again is a lot like […]

The Three Stages of Recovery

11 April 2019
Ever stubbed your toe? Bumped your funny bone? Twisted your ankle? If so, then you know all about the stages of recovery from pain. Below is an outstanding article by Jason Silvernail, DPT. Read along, and keep your last injury in mind for comparison. When you experience pain, your nervous system goes through three separate […]


What is Dermoneuromodulation? Dermoneuromodulation (DNM), in a literal sense, refers to skin/nervous system/change. It is a system of techniques developed by Diane Jacobs, a physiotherapist who recognised the need to begin ‘treating the body as if the nervous system really mattered’. She explains it as 'a structured, interactive approach to manual therapy that considers the […]

Art Greets Science in Motion - a course for all allied health and fitness professionals

13 February 2019
The Art Greets Science In Motion Course is coming to Sydney! Presented by renowned Noosa 'Kill Bill' Physiotherapist from Alchemy in Motion Robin Kerr   Hosted by Dr Daniel Yazbek and Katherine Tomaras at The Chiro Hub Suite 3, 767 Botany Rd, Rosebery NSW   Accredited with Fitness Australia for 15 CECs   When: 27th, […]

Neuro Emotional Technique (NET)...False Reliance?

19 January 2019
Neuro Emotional Technique (NET) has been described as an intervention that incorporates principles of several health disciplines, such as cognitive behavioural psychology, traditional Chinese medicine pulse assessment and muscle testing. The premise of using NET is to remove neurological ‘abnormalities’ that have a pathophysiological pattern. The theory is that the reduction or removal of stress […]

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilisation

05 September 2018
In August, I took a lovely trip up to Newcastle where I had the privilege to understand the underpinnings of neurodevelopment and how it relates to proper breathing, postural function, spine stability and alignment. The course, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilisation (DNS), has become an internationally accredited system which is gaining fast popularity in the sports medicine […]