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August 10, 2021 47 min
This week I have great pleasure in talking with chiropractor, Dr Russell Hanna. There seems to be some misunderstanding in the community about what chiropractors do and how they are trained so we start our chat by dispelling some myths around that.
Russell explains how chiropractic treatments, in particular spinal adjustments, work. I was interested to learn about the neurological effect of adjustments. My personal experience as a patient of Russell’s has been very positive but I did not really understand how all the prodding, pushing and adjusting worked. Now I have a greater appreciation of how my body responds to treatment. Also, we touch generally on collaboration between allied health professionals such as physiotherapists and chiropractors working in tandem on a patient, and how that can really enhance results.
To finish off we talk about one of our shared passions, trail running, although Russell is far more accomplished than I am having recently completed the Ultra-Trail Australia 100km race in the Blue Mountains. Please tune in…you just might be inspired to strap on your running shoes.

LINKS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE
Smart Health Training & Services - https://www.smarthealthtraining.com.au
Nick Muxlow’s latest book, Get Run Fit - https://www.theultrajourney.com/run-fit/
Previous episode with running and triathlon coach, Nick Muxlow - https://amandaswellbeingpodcast.com/nick-muxlow-2/
Ultra-Trail Australia - https://www.ultratrailaustralia.com.au
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