Chiro Newsletter

How can I relieve my neck pain?

Do you wake up with a sore neck? Can simple movements like turning your head cause you pain? In most cases a sore neck could be caused by your sleeping position, your pillow or other sleep issues. Consider your sleep position Sleeping at an awkward angle for a long period of time can stretch or … Read more

Can a chiropractor help with headaches or migraines?

  Headaches and migraines are so common in Australia that many people may be mistaken that it is a normal part of life. Paracetamol and pain relief medication can provide temporary relief. However, many may continue to experience headaches frequently as the main cause of the headache has not been addressed. According to the Migraine in … Read more

5 Benefits of the Ear Hole Pillow and why you need one!

The Ear Hole Pillow is known as the best pillow for treating Chondrodermatitis (CNH), but you will be surprised that it can cater to anyone’s needs and has provided a better quality of sleep to many of our customers.  It may be difficult to get a decent night’s sleep, you might be tossing and turning … Read more

How to pick the right pillow for your child?

Picking a pillow for your child can be a challenge with many questions including what density, height, and design to choose from. Another important factor to consider is the age of your child as some pillows are catered for children 3-4 and others from 8 and over. Observe how your child sleeps, do they sleep … Read more

New Year New Pillow!!

Have you been tossing and turning while you sleep? Or maybe you have had the same pillow for over 5 years?? Maybe its time to get a new pillow!! A poor-quality pillow can often lead to headaches/ migraines, neck pain, pins and needles, numbness, or pain in the arms and or fingers or grinding numbness … Read more

What should I get my family for Christmas?

Christmas gift ideas! Sick of giving chocolates and socks for Christmas. Why not spoil your loved ones with a gift they need!! At Back to Basics Chiropractic we sell massage vouchers. Choose from Remedial massage, deep tissue, pregnancy, or Swedish massage. These vouchers can be used either at our Bexley or Kogarah clinic. Also, we … Read more

How to use a spikey ball?

Spikey Balls are great to loosen knots and target trigger points. They are known to help reduce muscle pain, improve blood flow and is a great device to aid rehabilitation and injury prevention. Spikey balls are evil torture devices however they have become very popular in performing self-therapy in painful areas. They are great in maintaining flexibility, … Read more

Cracking your back! Is it actually good for you?

It is very common to crack your back, neck, fingers, toes, and knuckles. But why do we do it? There are many people who crack themselves to relieve tightness and others do it out of habit. But is it beneficial? Cracking your joints can give you temporary relief however doing it frequently, incorrectly, or too … Read more

How Well Do You Know Your Body? Interesting Facts About Your Body

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

Chiropractic Fun Facts – Better Understanding Chiropractic Care

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

Key Facts About the Flu (Influenza)

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

My Child Is Complaining of Headaches. What Should I Do?

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

Proper Keyboard Position for Ergonomic Typing

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

Regular Neck Stretch Exercises

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

Proper Ergonomics When Working From Home

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

The Science Behind Weight Loss and Exercise

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

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