About Shannon Casinto

Researcher

Whiplash In 2013, I was in a motor vehicle accident. At that period, I was living in Sydney and communing (1.10 hour) north to Erina, Central Coast. Less than a minute away from work I was exiting a roundabout when a preoccupied driver collided into my front left panel of my car. I sustained whiplash…

Chiropractor

Shannon Casinto I graduated with a Masters of Chiropractic (M.Chiro) and Bachelor Chiropractic Science (B.CSc) at Macquarie University. It is my passion to help people with musculoskeletal issues, low back pain, headaches, posture, etc. I enjoy exercise and want to spread the movement enthusiasm like a plague! That is why I established “Get Moving, Erina”…

Volunteer

Hands on India 2012

Namaste In 2012, I joined ‘Hands on India’, a chiropractic student initiative. The objectives of this volunteer initiative were: To provide free chiropractic and medical support to the people of Siliguri, North-West Bengal, India. To raise funds, which we managed to raise over $50,000! The monetary support was distributed among the communities, several schools, and…

Justice of Peace – N.S.W.

Registered Justice of Peace – N.S.W. ROLE •  Witness a person making a statutory declaration •  Witness a person making an affidavit • Certify that a copy of an original document is a true accurate copy LOCATION 172/176 The Entrance Rd, Erina, N.S.W., Australia, 2250 TRADING TIMES Tue:    9-11.30am & 2-6.30pm Thu     2-6.30pm Sat:     9-11.30am

Heart Foundation Walk Organiser 2013-Current

Do you remember your first…kiss, your first driving lesson…? My very first chiropractic patient was a 97-year-old lady! She walked in with her walking stick and left the clinic without one! Her treatment consisted of constant joint mobilisations and gentle adjustments. As the year went on, she decided to withdraw from her physical activity, which…

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My Favourite Quotes

Food For Thought I have too many favourite quotes Although scientists are making ground breaking discoveries and advances in neurosciences, the ultimate cognitive power of the brain is not known.  Your thoughts can lead you to places where you have always dreamed of, or your thoughts can cripple you. Make sure you feed your brain…

3 Points for Exercise Checklists

Exercise Checklists If you have never exercised before, consider these 3 points: 1. Medical clearance by your doctor WHY? Exercise is known to benefit your mind and body, however, there are certain health conditions that can make exercise a risk. e.g. heart condition, asthma, etc. 2. Structural assessment by a chiropractor WHY? Imagine a car with…

Injury Prevention

 Injury Prevention Reinjury risk is highest soon after injury but persists for at least 5 years after initial injury. Periodic interventions through 5 years after injury, particularly in certain high-risk groups, might have lasting effects on reinjury rates. (Worrell, et al. 2006) Reinjury risk is highest soon after injury but persists for at least 5…

Chiro” and “practic” comes from the Greek words,
which means “HAND” and “PRACTICE“.