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Beating Fatigue: Wake Up with a Buzz of Energy X!

With our busy schedules, fatigue becomes a prominent part at some point of our lives. A lack of energy can affect our lifestyle and everyday activities. It may even stop us from seizing the day! Feeling constantly tired, lethargic or lacking energy are often signs of an underlying problem such as insomnia, poor nutrition, stress … Read more

Hay Fever effects 3 million Australians a year, are you one of them?

Seasonal allergic rhinitis is the medical name for Hay fever. It’s caused by pollen’s from flowering trees, weeds and grasses irritating the nasal passages of susceptible people.  Major symptoms are sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, ears, roof of the mouth or skin and even draining fatigue. Due to the severity of the symptoms, some first-time … Read more

Musculoskeletal Health- Keep an eye on the body as it ages

Australians on average are living into their eighties these days. Whilst this is amazing it is also very important that we take the time to look after our health and body. Here at Back to Basics Chiropractic we have a range of patients from infants to the elderly. We believe in the importance of musculoskeletal health … Read more

Managing Sore Muscles: Step into Spring with Magnesium

With spring just around the corner, you may be inclined to go outside to soak up the sun and breathe in the fresh air. This may mean increasing your level of activity and getting into an exercise routine, which may cause you to experience sore muscles caused by muscular tension and cramping. These symptoms, along with … Read more

Chronic Back Pain- Here’s what you need to know…

As chiropractors, here at Back to Basics Chiropractic we see many conditions come through our door, one of the most common is chronic back pain. Our spines are remarkable, assisting in supporting the body and maintaining structure to it. Which is why it is so important to protect and look after this area.  If pain … Read more

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

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