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?
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
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
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
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
As our children develop there are often issues and pains such as growing pains that can come with it. When children are as early as 3-4 they can begin to start. However, growing pains are predominantly most common in our children’s adolescent years. These pains feel like an achy or cramping in the body. Most … Read more Growing Pains, is it normal?
Tension headaches are one of the leading types of headaches. We are still unsure of a direct cause for this particular headache. However, there are some factors that we have seen to contribute to this condition. Some of which include; poor sleep, sinus problems, stress, dehydration, and poor posture. We understand how symptoms of tension … Read more Tension Headaches and Chiropractic
Have you been having poor sleep? Did you know having poor sleeping patterns or not getting a proper sleep can seriously effect your health? It has the ability to effect your mood, concentration and your memory. This has the potentially to really effect your life. Sleep deprivation can impair you in many ways. Here at … Read more Poor Sleep- Tips and Tricks
This week we headed to one of the local schools in the St George area to conduct free scoliosis screenings. Dr Natalie Legge, one of our chiropractor headed to Danebank a school for girls to conduct scoliosis screenings. Scoliosis is found in 3-5% of the adolescent population, it is a curvature in the spine. Which, … Read more Scoliosis Screenings with Back to Basics Chiropractic