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10 Tuesday April 4 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi The effective use of low level laser treatment for assisting in the healing of deep tissue and joint problems has been used for more than 40 years. This treatment, which uses photo stimulation of mitochondria in cells, is able to penetrate into the site of injury to promote healing and reduce inflammation – relaxing muscles and reducing pain. Southern Chiropractic principal chiropractor Andre Grob has seen how the non-invasive treatment has resulted in impressive results for his clients. “I attended the World Congress conference on lower back pain in Singapore last year where they reinforced the use of low level laser treatment on lower back pain. “It was great to confirm the technology I have been treating my patients with has been highly researched with clinical studies showing the positive effect on acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain.” The treatment, which only takes 15 to 20 minutes, is especially effective with muscle and joint pain, stiffness Southern ChiropraCtiC 290 halSwell road associated with arthritis, neck and lower back pain. It is approved by the FDA and Meta analysis by the Lancet Medical Journal also endorses the treatment saying it can reduce pain intensity, disability and the reoccurrence of pain. Andre can also provide other treatments including adjustments, exercises, stretches and muscle therapy – to readjust the body or help it heal from conditions that are physical in origin. These can include problems such as back pain, muscle spasms, headaches and poor posture. What you may not know is that it is also completely appropriate to receive chiropractic care even though you may not have symptoms. Unlike standard medical doctors who you visit when you have symptoms that need to be treated, chiropractors offer adjustments to improve spinal alignment and overall wellbeing – and can prevent the pain or other symptoms even starting. Going to a chiropractor is much the same as going to the dentist or gym or even leading a healthy life – it 5 Warning Signs prevents problems from reaching critical stage where you can become incapacitated and as long as you keep up with regular visits, then you continue to enjoy the benefits of a life feeling well. “I have been providing Chiropractic Care for patients for more than 15 years and during that time I have gained outstanding results. If you are experiencing back or neck pain or feel that treatment may be of benefit to you please give me a call.” ACC recognises chiropractors as primary health care specialists when it comes to spinal care so you do not need a referral from a GP to seek treatment for a back or neck injury as a result of accidental causes. In the event of an accident we can initiate a claim directly and if it is accepted, treatment costs will be subsidised. ● ● HEADACHES SOUTHERN VIEW 290 halswell Road Laser treatment proven to reduce pain Southern Chiropractic, located at 290 halswell Road, is open Monday, Wednesday Thursday and Friday. on Tuesdays the clinic operates from Ashburton Chiropractic in Ashburton. For Tuesday bookings please phone 03 308 9516, or 03 322 1432. For all other bookings at the halswell location, please phone 03 322 1432 or email dre.nik@xtra.co.nz, or visit their website at www.southernchiropratic.co.nz for further information. of Spinal Stress! NECK PAIN AND TENSION A healthy spine is vital to your wellbeing. Specialist spinal therapy at Southern Chiropractic consists of: ● André Grob, Dr of Chiropractic, has had over 15 years experience of specialty spinal care in Australia and New Zealand. • Manual manipulative therapy • Soft tissue Massage • Low level Laser therapy • Exercise and postural education • For correction of spinal complaints and to enhance your health! ● MID BACK PAIN AND TENSION FOR BETTER SPINAL HEALTH ACT NOW…. Phone 322 1432 SCIATIC PAIN LOW BACK PAIN Southern Chiropractic Ltd Telephone (03) 322 1432 290 Halswell Road • Halswell • Christchurch 8025 www.southernchiropractic.co.nz | email dre.nik@xtra.co.nz

SOUTHERN VIEW Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Tuesday April 4 2017 11 Email noah.graham@starmedia.kiwi by 5pm each Wednesday Musical Instrument Practice Slots Today, 3.30–7pm Book a time to go solo or have a silent practice with up to four bandmates. There will be electronic drums, a digital piano, a Roland session mixer, mics and headphones available for budding musicians. You can also take in your own electric instruments and plug into the session mixer. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Creative Writing Wednesdays Tomorrow, 4-5.45pm If your imagination runs wild and you want to learn how to put those ideas on paper in a way that makes sense, head along to this creative writing class. It will suit people new to creative writing, or those wanting to hone their skills, pick up some tips and learn from other aspiring writers. Find some fictional books while you’re at the library, or some books on creative writing. Linwood Library, Eastgate Mall. Free entry Busy book club Thursday, 3.30-4.30pm Join our free after school club where we will explore new books, arts, crafts and technology. For seven to 10-year-olds. No bookings required, free. Mid-Week Laughter Club Tomorrow, 6-7pm The focus of the club is to get over the stress of the first part of the week and have a positive outlook for the rest. The event aims to release endorphins and help you relax and lower stress levels. There is no comedy, stand up or jokes at this session. Instead,you are encouraged to make yourself laugh at nothing at all for the purpose of relaxing. St Marks Methodist Church, cnr Barrington and Somerfield Sts. Entry $2 Babytimes/Wā Pēpi Today, 11-11.30am Encourage learning through language. Babytimes is an interactive programme including rhymes, songs, stories and play. This is a free session. South Library, 66 Colombo St Reading to dogs Wednesday, 3.30-4.30pm The programme uses dogs which are the beloved pets of the city council animal management team. These hairy KNITTERS REJOICE: Those who want to have a chat while they construct their favourite woollen creations can, with the weekly Knit ’n’ Yarn meetings. From crochet to knitting or a craft of your choice, have fun with this social group. There are a variety of books to help inspire ideas for your next project or even to help a beginner. Everyone is welcome. Every Thursday from 1.30-3.30pm at the South City Library, 66 Colombo St and every Wednesday at the Linwood Library, Eastgate Mall, 11am-1pm. ​ friends have all been trained and tested for health, safety and temperament. The dogs can increase a child’s relaxation while reading, they listen attentively, do not judge, laugh or criticise and allow children to proceed at their own pace. Library staff and a dog handler will be present at all times to help facilitate the sessions. Sessions are 15min. South Library, 66 Colombo St Gamezone Thursday, 3.30-4.30pm Go to the Linwood Library for an hour of fun on a Thursday afternoon. Play great favourites like Minecraft, Charades, Connect Four, Pictionary and more. Learn and develop strategies in new games such as Dutch Blitz, Heads Up, Hand and Foot and group games. Join in for X-box and PS4 tournaments. Take your friends or meet some new ones; all children aged eight to 12 welcome. No booking or payment required. Linwood Library, Eastgate Mall Scrabble Club Tomorrow, 1.30-3.30pm Go along to the Scrabble Club. No obligation, just go along when you can and join the friendly group. Some boards provided, but feel free to take your own. No fee. Te Hāpua Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Opawa Farmer’s Market Sunday, 9am-noon Find some organic and delicious produce from local growers. Enjoy sipping on a coffee while wandering around the market and checking out the food on offer. From artisan bread and french pastries to fresh berries and local cheeses, there will be something for everyone. 275 Fifield Tce. Free entry Christchurch Athenians Toastmasters Today, 7.30-9.15pm Do you get nervous when you talk in front of a group? Maybe you’d like to feel more confident when you speak? Learn by doing in a friendly and supportive environment, at your own pace. You’ll be amazed at how fast you succeed. The Woolston Club, 43 Hargood St DELIGHTFUL SOUNDS: The Christchurch Accordion Orchestra will perform a free concert at the Linwood Library on Saturday afternoon. The group will deliver a concord of sounds from this beautiful folk instrument. After forming in 1972, the orchestra has been a New Zealand champion several times and toured extensively. They focus now on the joy of making music for fun and entertainment, often performing for the Lions Club and the Scottish Society. Hear them play on Saturday, 1.30-2.30pm, 1st floor Eastgate Shopping Centre. ​ Under 5s Market Saturday, 10am-12.30pm Join us for our under fives market. A huge variety with a mix of new and pre-owned clothing, toys, books and equipment for sale. Cash sales only. Go and get yourself a bargain. Entry $2 The Cashmere Club, 88 Hunter Tce The Garage Sale Saturday, 8.30am-noon Be there for a fabulous array of bargains for you. From books and magazines, cakes, plants, childrens’ and adults’ clothing, CDs and DVDs, kitchenware, a white elephant stall, furniture and crockery. Hoon Hay Presbyterian Church. 5 Downing St, Hoon Hay SOMETHING FuN FOR EvERYONE 9 HOLE GOLF cOuRSE DRIvING RANGE STILL ROcK OuTDOOR MINI PuTT Ph 384 1566 21 King Edward Terrace, Woolston BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL | 50 FERRYMEAD PARK DR, FERRYMEAD PH 376-5350 | WWW.FERRYMEADGOLF.cO.Nz