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Warm Up This Winter with a Remedial Massage

As the icy weather of winter starts to settle in, lazing around and staying indoors with a cup of coffee becomes a creature comfort. Whilst others prefer increasing levels of activity through exercise due to it’s ability to help blood flow during the colder months. With dropping temperatures, the body becomes stiff and may cause … Read more

George Magoulias Sports Massage Therapist

George Magoulias Sports Massage Therapist George Magoulias Sports Massage therapist works with a range of big sporting teams! Some of which include Brisbane Roar, Melbourne Storm, Gold Coast Titans, Wellington Phoenix and Victoria Cricket. There’s a lot about George that our patients aren’t always aware of. Did you know… That George is the only massage therapist … Read more

Poorly Fitted Shoes- Why You Should Have Better Footwear

Did you know that the poorly fitted shoes you wear can have a serious impact on your overall health? People often are naive or forget that shoes have a huge impact on your body’s alignment. Wearing the wrong pair can create issues in your pelvis, knees and spine. It can lead to long-term and short-term … Read more

Kid’s Spinal Health-Don’t Weigh Your Child Down

With school back in full swing, don’t let your kid’s spinal health suffer. School bags have a tendency to place excess weight on young, developing spines. Incorrectly fitted bags with an excess weight are potentially creating issues for your child’s spinal health. This effects a child’s development as their body frame has not transformed enough to carry … Read more

Walking Right This Autumn

Walking is highly beneficial to the body. It assists with strengthening muscles, cardio and can even help with improving posture. Here at Back to Basics Chiropractic we see a lot of patients affected due to poor posture. Daily tasks such as office jobs and the habit of being in front of a computer or on … Read more

Strength Training- It’s Important

Strength training is a crucial part of exercise. By incorporating strength training and cardio you are improving your bodies muscle endurance and capability. This training style assists your body in gaining tone and fitness. This helps to body prepare for mechanical strains and stress that routine tasks can place on the body. Strength training uses resistance to … Read more

Omega 3, Are You Getting Enough In Your Diet Today?

Where can we find omega 3? Due to its great benefits omega 3 is now being added to a lot of products. However, it is found naturally in oily fish (such as salmon and tuna) and certain types of vegetables, oils, nuts and seeds. Why are omega 3 fats important? Omega 3 fats are extremely … Read more

Sitting for too long? Could it be affecting your health?

Sitting for extended periods of time has a serious impact on your overall health, and even has the potential to shorten life spans. Being seated places undue pressure on the spine in comparison to standing. Recent reports and studies demonstrate that people who sit for extended periods of time or have a sedentary lifestyle (lifestyle … Read more

Remedial Massage, could it be the answer to your headaches?

A very common pattern we see in most of our massage and chiropractic patients at Back to Basics is headaches and neck pain. Headaches range in type and severity, presenting in different levels of pain to each person. Some forms of headaches are a sign that your body maybe out of balance. This can lead … Read more

Text Neck-Have you got it?

Text Neck is a contemporary term for the classic health condition of Forward Head Posture. This develops due to too much time spent holding the head in a forward position relative to the shoulders. Over recent years texting has developed a negative stigma for driver distraction. However a less known side-effect of constant texting and … Read more

Make Sure You Leap Into Spring Today!

Spring into spring! In the cold months of winter it’s inevitable that we all lose motivation, and hibernate within the warmth of our homes. Energy levels drop, and the comfort brought by a blanket and bed seems like the best possible solution. However the lack of physical activity can be detrimental to our overall health. … Read more

Vitamin D The ‘Sunshine Vitamin’, Are You Getting Enough?

With summer in our near sights, it is understandable that we are longing to escape the last of the cold and soak in some sun. The sun offers us a range of health care benefits, as long as exposure is controlled. This is due to it providing you with a key vitamin. This has been labelled … Read more

Back To Basics Chiropractic 15 Year Birthday

Back to Basics Chiropractic celebrates its 15-year birthday of being opened this month. Back To Basics Chiropractic was founded in 2001, starting with our Kogarah clinic, and was run by only two chiropractors at the time. Back To Basics Chiropractic since then has expanded tremendously. Opening up another two clinics in Bexley and Parramatta and also establishing our Health and … Read more

Is Cleaning A Pain In The… Back?

Do you find that housework can literally be a pain? Daily household activities such as ironing, washing dishes and vacuuming can lead to serious body discomfort and in particular, back pain. We can offer you preventative measures to protect your body from such discomfort, and reducing the probability of pain from household activities. Regardless if … Read more

Aromatherapy: Calendula Did You know?

Calendula infused oil is one of the most useful ingredients in skin care production. Infused oil is extracted from the petals by soaking them for a fortnight in a pure vegetable oil, such as sunflower or macadamia. Calendula contains natural steroid substances called phytosterols and carotenoids, which make the oil a great regenerating, antiseptic, antimicrobial … Read more

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