Stand with your legs shoulder-width apart and arms at your side. Slowly lower your glutes (buttocks) toward the ground as you lift your arms in front of you to shoulder level, aim to keep your knees in line with your feet. As you squat, keep a neutral spine and lift your chest. It may help to focus on

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Fold your pillow in half, then let go. If the pillow springs back, it’s in good shape. If it just lays there bent like a soggy potato chip, get rid of it. It’s not worthy of supporting your head and neck adequately while you sleep.

Australia is a sports-loving nation, winter is a time when many of our most popular sports for both spectators & players are ‘in action’.  Australian’s just can’t seem to get enough of AFL, Rugby League & Union plus the recent surge in netball, of course there are many other popular sports that most Aussie’s play

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Chin Retraction Stretch Pull your entire head backwards on your neck Your chin should not go down or up but directly backward Hold 2 seconds then relax Do not poke the chin forwards Repeat 10 times approximately every hour

Neurobics for your Mind Get your brain fizzing with energy. American researchers coined the term ‘neurobics’ for tasks which activate the brain’s own biochemical pathways and to bring new pathways online that can help to strengthen or preserve brain circuits. Brush your teeth with your ‘other’ hand, take a new route to work or choose

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Spinal Health Week – Chiropractic Clinic Newsletter – 2018 May Spinal Health Week 2018 launches CAA’s latest campaign: Chiro Can Help. This campaign highlights some common symptoms that prompt people to visit a chiropractor, such poor workplace posture. The majority of chiropractic problems seen in office workers come down to poor posture. Poor workplace posture is a

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The best people to understand the challenges you face are others with arthritis. They can commiserate with your difficulties, share encouragement, and give you tips that come from their own experiences. Sometimes, just sharing that you’ve had a hard day and having someone respond, “I understand completely” can help you feel better. As for friends

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Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common natural occurring degenerative conditions of the body’s joints affecting people of all ages however it is more prevalent as we age. It is characterised primarily by a loss of cartilage around a joint, which helps to provide smooth gliding of a joint, and results in pain and

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Start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and slowly bend forward from the waist. Keep your legs as straight as possible and don’t bounce. Don’t worry if you can’t reach the floor; you can even reach for a chair cushion to start if that’s what your flexibility allows. Hold the stretch for 20 to

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Creativity is important for a number of reasons, it’s fun and enjoyable, it boosts self-confidence and doing things that you like reduces stress and improves overall well-being, most importantly it stimulates the brain. Creativity sharpens the brain, which can stem the advance of dementia in old age. The more new things you learn, the more

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