Posture

Some Great Benefits of Pilates

If you’re wondering what the benefits of Pilates are and are looking for a good reason to start; you’re in luck, because there are many. Pilates is a form of exercise similar to yoga, involving a series of movements which concentrates on core strength, posture, balance and flexibility. It uses a form of 500 exercises … 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

ACA Working From Home With Proper Posture (Video)

As we adjust to the unfolding impacts of COVID-19, many of us Australians have suddenly found ourselves working from home indefinitely. This significant change will impact work schedules, work space and places more emphasis on workers using technology more frequently and on many diverse platforms. The Australian Chiropractors Association understand how these new changes can … Read more

8 Total Body Stretches To Do At Home

Stretches have great benefits on the body such as improving your mobility, reducing your risk of injury, improving your flexibility and overall, enables your muscles to move effectively. Stretching is so important that it would be beneficial to include it into your everyday life by regularly taking time out to do a quick stretching routine. … 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

Prolonged Sitting: What are the effects of sitting all day?

Many of us are becoming victims to the negative effects of prolonged sitting due to extensive working hours, meeting specific deadlines and increased computer use. The human body was designed to be vigorously active for hunting, gathering and native purposes. However, with the evolution of time and the movement from caves to offices, a large majority … Read more

Healthy Backs for Kids- Back to school with Back to Basics

As January rears to the end and we enter February it’s time for the rush of getting the kids back to school. We understand as chiropractors the importance of healthy backs for kids. It is a fact that one in three kids experience back pain at one time. Lots of spinal problems with children besides … Read more

Scoliosis Screenings with Back to Basics Chiropractic

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

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

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

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