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
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 Beating Fatigue: Wake Up with a Buzz of Energy X!
With the festive season fast approaching, it is a time for celebration, relaxation and letting your hair down. Unfortunately this period can also take a toll on our bodies in some cases effecting our spine and nervous system. This could be the result of indulging in a little too much alcohol, lugging around those heavy … Read more Keep your spine healthy this festive season!
It’s that time of the year where we find ourselves rushing around to get everything done, buying presents, getting celebrations organised and setting in place some resolutions for the new year. Sometimes I think to myself: “Is the planet earth spinning faster than before?” Can anyone actually complete everything they need to do in 24 hours. Besides … Read more 3 fantastic ways to find a more balanced you in 2016!
With summer upon us, light, fresh healthy meals are often on the agenda on those warm nights. This recipe not only fits the bill for the perfect summer recipe, but it is also super healthy, perfect as a part of any diet and helps to control and maintain healthy blood sugar levels. Ingredients • 2 … Read more Summer Chicken Skewers
Pins and needles are quite common and most of us would have experienced them at some point. But when they start to occur regularly it can disrupt our daily lives, in particular pins and needles of the hands. Pins and needles of the hands can occur for a range of reasons with some cases developing … Read more Pins and needles in the hands!
We are thrilled to announce our very own Sydney chiropractor, Dr Chris Agius, has been honoured with the Chiropractic Association of Australia (NSW) award for Teaching and Learning 2015. On top of practising full time in the Back to Basics Clinics, Chris also co-convenes the chiropractic skills subject for the 1st year Masters of Chiropractic … Read more Dr Chris Agius receives teaching excellence award!
Recently we’ve discovered a young girl doing extraordinary things. At the tender age of 11 Juliette has created a lemonade stand to raise money for research into Motor Neurone Disease. This is a cause that is very close to our hearts and we simply had share with you Juliette’s story as told by her mother. … Read more It’s not a lemon!