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.
Many of us are becoming victims to the negative effects of prolonged sitting due to extensive working hours, meeting specific deadlines and increased computer use. The human body was designed to be vigorously active for hunting, gathering and native purposes. However, with the evolution of time and the movement from caves to offices, a large majority … Read more Prolonged Sitting: What are the effects of sitting all day?
Weight loss and gain is a balancing act between energy consumed by the body and energy expenditure. Exercise is the most variable factor in human energy expenditure in that this is what we have control over most. While we are exercising we are expending energy, however what is less known is that following a bout … Read more The Science Behind Weight Loss and Exercise
There are an abundant amount of reasons why we need water. One of the main being it’s the core of our life resource as it makes up about 50-80% of our lean body mass. As well as helping to maintain the balance of essential minerals, our bodies needs adequate water to help with its everyday … Read more 12 Reasons Why We Need Water
Maintaining Your New Year resolution… Eep! At the start of the year we feel motivated to create a list of New Year resolutions with a kick starting “new year, new me” attitude. From cutting out our favourite sugary treats to joining a gym, we’ve all made promises to ourselves we just didn’t have enough motivation … Read more Maintaining Your New Year Resolution. Where’s Your Motivation Gone?
As we spring into the warmer months when we’re starting to un-rug from under a warm blanket, doing exercise and keeping in shape may be starting to itch at the back of our mind. And let’s be honest, even though it’s getting warmer it’s still only a small group of us who really enjoy going … Read more Doing the Bare Minimum: How much exercise should I be doing?
Lower back pain can be a fickle thing that can impact our everyday movements. This is why it’s important to do a few easy exercises to help lower back pain which will strengthen and further help alleviate and prevent back pain. These stretches and exercises can also increase blood flow into the lower back area, … Read more 5 Minute Easy Exercises to Help with Lower Back Pain
Our Advice: Top 4 Ways to Manage Lower Back Pain Have you found yourself in a tricky position after you’ve bent the wrong way lifting your child? Maybe you’re starting to notice a dull pain in your lower back after a run on the soccer field or you have a chronic condition like arthritis. It … Read more Our Advice: Top 4 Ways to Manage Lower Back Pain
Are you looking for a way to stop your cold and flu in its tracks, we are here to help you with Metagenics Meta Zinc and Vitamin C. Here at Back to Basics Chiropractic we stock a range of practitioner grade supplements. These are beneficial for our patients. Our Meta Zinc and Vitamin C powder … Read more Meta Zinc and Vitamin C- What are the benefits?
As January rears to the end and we enter February it’s time for the rush of getting the kids back to school. We understand as chiropractors the importance of healthy backs for kids. It is a fact that one in three kids experience back pain at one time. Lots of spinal problems with children besides … Read more Healthy Backs for Kids- Back to school with Back to Basics
Working at a desk can be a real pain in the back, which is why here at Back to Basics Chiropractic we have some simple and easy desk stretches, that you can do while at work. We understand that sitting at work can have a negative impact on our health. Not only does it impact … Read more Desk Stretches with Back to Basics Chiropractic