We’ve created a list of interesting facts about your body to help you test, how well do you know your body? The human body is a strange oddity that is filled with many riddles and mysteries. Scientists have studied the human body for thousands of years and we haven’t yet fully unlocked the truth. However, … Read more How Well Do You Know Your Body? Interesting Facts About Your Body
We’ve curated a list of Chiropractic Fun Facts to help you better understand Chiropractic Care and what a Chiropractor can do for you. Some of these facts even surprised us! Check out the List of 13 fun facts below: 1. The term “chiropractic” is a combination of two Grecian words: Cheir which means hand, and Praktos … Read more Chiropractic Fun Facts – Better Understanding Chiropractic Care
Every winter many of us feel the hit and effects of the flu but not all actually know what flu influenza is. The Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infects the nose, throat and sometimes in the lungs. The virus is inhaled or transmitted usually via your fingers, to the … Read more Key Facts About the Flu (Influenza)
Your child has been complaining of headaches and it’s been going on for a while. Headaches can be a a symptom of pain in the area of the head or neck and are common in children and adolescents. There are many reasons as to why your kid is suffering from headaches. Some reasons include; colds, … Read more My Child Is Complaining of Headaches. What Should I Do?
If you’re wondering what the benefits of Pilates are and are looking for a good reason to start; you’re in luck, because there are many. Pilates is a form of exercise similar to yoga, involving a series of movements which concentrates on core strength, posture, balance and flexibility. It uses a form of 500 exercises … Read more Some Great Benefits of Pilates
Maintaining a proper keyboard position whilst you’re typing is an important step, we all tend to forget. Without maintaining the correct position, you could cause short and long-term damages to the muscles and joints which run along from your fingers, wrist, up your arms and even into your shoulders. Many computer-related injuries are often caused … Read more Proper Keyboard Position for Ergonomic Typing
As we adjust to the unfolding impacts of COVID-19, many of us Australians have suddenly found ourselves working from home indefinitely. This significant change will impact work schedules, work space and places more emphasis on workers using technology more frequently and on many diverse platforms. The Australian Chiropractors Association understand how these new changes can … Read more ACA Working From Home With Proper Posture (Video)
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the palm of the hand becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist. The median nerve provides feeling to the palm side of the thumb, to the index, middle and part of the ring fingers. It … Read more What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Stretches have great benefits on the body such as improving your mobility, reducing your risk of injury, improving your flexibility and overall, enables your muscles to move effectively. Stretching is so important that it would be beneficial to include it into your everyday life by regularly taking time out to do a quick stretching routine. … Read more 8 Total Body Stretches To Do At Home
If you’ve had to temporarily say goodbye to your regular workout routines with your personal trainer or your sports teams, staying fit and maintaining a regular exercise routine may have become a lot harder. It’s important to keep your body moving and regulated, especially when stuck indoors most of the day, which is why we … Read more A List of Workout Routines to Follow at Home
Regular neck stretch exercises will become a lifesaver over the next few months when you’re working from home. Sitting all day can increase risks for back pain, neck strains, poor posture, leg cramps, muscle tension & even boredom. You may feel these aches and pains sporadically throughout the day when working at a desk, and … Read more Regular Neck Stretch Exercises
As most of us begin to work from home, we’ll have to start getting used to our new routine and that means, paying more attention to proper ergonomics and how we interact with our home workspace. As home is a place of flexibility and comfort, you might become acclimatised to your home environment and notice … Read more Proper Ergonomics When Working From Home
Text Neck is a term used to describe neck pain as a cause of looking down at your phone, tablet and other handheld devices frequently for long periods of time. Of course, the ‘bending of the neck’ posture to look down hasn’t just occurred in recent years with the rise of handheld devices, but the … Read more Text Neck: Is Your Phone Effecting Your Neck?
Omega 3s Fatty Acids are a crucial part of a healthy diet. These essential fats are especially important for children and can play a key role in the growth and development of their brains and body and are also linked to numerous health benefits. Some Might Ask, What Are Omega 3s? Omega 3s are fatty … Read more The Power of the Omega 3. Helping Your Kids Stay on Top of Their Brain Game.
TMJ Pain. Oh boy, if you know, you know, but if you’re lucky to not have suffered from it, do you know what it is? Some say TMJ pain is a pain in the jaw that can cause a clicking movements when you open and close your mouth widely, but what actually is the TMJ? … Read more TMJ Pain: Why See a Chiropractor for Jaw Pain?
This summer has been a difficult time for us in Australia as we not only feel the environment effects on our ecosystems, but also the health impacts on our bodies too. Smoke, poor air quality and the spread of viruses in turn has put extra strain on our bodies, particularly our immune systems. Our immune … Read more How Can I Boost My Immunity? Fighting Against Pollution, Colds and Viruses.