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Selwyn Times: September 19, 2017

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18 Tuesday September 19 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi SELWYN TIMES Southern ChiropraCtiC 3 kennedys bush rd, halswell (upstairs) New premises for Southern Chiropractic The move to bigger and brighter premises means Southern Chiropractic clients will feel envigorated when they visit principal chiropractor Andre Grob. “I have been based for 10 years in Halswell so really wanted to find a location that was still accessible for my patients in this area and also easy for those who travel further afield for treatment,” Andre says. The rooms are down the driveway opposite Our Vet at Halswell on 3 Kennedy’s Bush Rd. There is plenty of parking on the street in front of the building which houses Mike Pero and other businesses. A generous waiting area has standing room or low and high seating, depending on where clients find it most comfortable. The treatment room is spacious and allows those who are seeking chiropractic care ample room to talk to Andre about what they are experiencing as well as a separate area for him to treat you. For those who may not be aware chiropractic treatment isn’t just about specialised spinal adjustment. 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. Andre has seen how the non-invasive treatment has resulted in impressive results for his clients. The treatment, which only takes 15 to 20 minutes, is especially effective with muscle and joint pain, stiffness 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. It is also completely appropriate to 5 Warning Signs 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. 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. Southern Chiropractic is located at 3 Kennedys Bush Rd and 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, email dre.nik@xtra.co.nz, or visit their website at www.southernchiropratic.co.nz for further information. ● ● HEADACHES 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 NEW PATIENT SPECIAL Assessment & First Treatment Half Price till end of September FOR BETTER SPINAL HEALTH ACT NOW…. SCIATIC PAIN LOW BACK PAIN Southern Chiropractic Ltd Telephone (03) 322 1432 3 Kennedys Bush Road • Halswell • Christchurch 8025 www.southernchiropractic.co.nz | email dre.nik@xtra.co.nz Halswell Jct Road Halswell Road Kennedys Bush Road 3 Kennedys Bush Road

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Tuesday September 19 2017 19 Schools showcase talent at culture fest KAPA HAKA groups from 10 schools around the district travelled to Leeston to perform in a Maori Cultural festival. Ellesmere College hosted a Po Whakangahau on Thursday evening to celebrate Maori culture. The festival featured performances from schools across the district including Lincoln Primary School, Springston School, Prebbleton School and Southbridge Primary School. The evening opened with a whakatau, karakia and waiata and finished with a karakia whakamutunga (waiata). Ellesmere College year 13 student George Ward said the crowd packed the school’s Riki Ellison Memorial Hall. “This was great to see as it means the event is getting bigger and soon we may even have to go somewhere else to fit everyone in,” he said. George said he advises anyone who wants a great and cheap night out to put it in their diary now. Sheffield Volunteer Fire Brigade mud plug SEpTEmBER 24 TH no alcohol | no dogs | gumboots essential hot food and drinks available • $30 PER FAMILY • $10 ADULTS • UNDER 15 FREE • held at the property of derek bull farm - cnr of main west coast road and waimak gorge road sheffield FOR further enquiries phone nev on 021 650 554 or keith on 027 229 4418