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 Kid’s Spinal Health-Don’t Weigh Your Child Down
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 Strength Training- It’s Important
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 Sitting for too long? Could it be affecting your health?
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 Text Neck-Have you got it?
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 Is Cleaning A Pain In The… Back?
If you are putting up with unnecessary pain, we can offer you back pain help! Australian’s are living longer than ever before and with that comes an increased want to be healthy, active and capable of getting the most out of those extra years. Unfortunately, back pain is one of the top three causes of … Read more Back pain help – don’t put up with the pain any longer!
The Chiropractors’ Association of Australia supports evidence from the British Medical Journal, which suggests non-pharmacological treatments such as spinal care are safer and more effective than paracetamol for back pain and osteoarthritis. Spokesperson Dr Billy Chow, Chiropractor, said “It is a positive reflection on Australia’s health care system to take notice of this latest research … Read more Media Release: Spinal care more effective than Paracetamol for back pain & osteoarthritis
Day to day our backs endure a lot. From simple tasks to keeping our bodies upright with proper posture, to lifting heavy objects or even more complex things depending on our occupations. If our back muscles are weak we become much more susceptible to back pain and even injury, however simple back exercises may minimise … Read more Back Exercises – Simple Steps to strengthen your back the right way!
Pins and Needles, or Paresthesia as it is correctly named, is a strange sensation of tingling or prickling which is most commonly felt in the hands and feet. We’ve all experienced it at least once, where a body part has ‘fallen asleep’ after we’ve unknowingly had too much pressure on it and caused the blood … Read more Pins and Needles – The Facts!
Scoliosis and your child Many adult spinal disorders arise from undetected adolescent problems. One of the most debilitating and also most common spinal disorders is scoliosis. Scoliosis is the unnatural lateral curvature of the spine. A mild scoliosis is said it occur in 50% of the population and usually does not require any specific treatment, … Read more November Patient Newsletter 2014