As the holiday season begins in full swing there are plenty of celebrations that you will become part of. Here are a few tips for a safe Christmas and New Year’s so that you can end your year on a healthy note. Carrying the Christmas Tree. When carrying a Christmas tree, lift with your legs

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Dysfunction in the sacroiliac joint (SIJ) which is a large joint in your lower back connecting your sacrum to your pelvis, can sometimes cause lower back and/or leg pain. Dysfunction of this joint basically means that it is not operating normally. For decades, the sacroiliac joint was suspected as a common cause of low back

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Every year on 16 October, people from around the world come together on World Spine Day (an initiative of the Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health) to raise awareness about spinal disorders and empower others to take charge of their spinal health. With an estimated one billion people worldwide suffering from back pain, it affects all

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Ensure your chair is directly in line with the monitor and your feet flat in the floor. Make sure your lower back is supported – better chairs give lumbar support – and remember to sit up straight. Aim to have your shoulders and hands in a straight line. Keep your forearms parallel and level with

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Use these tips to stay fit and healthy! Make sure to drink plenty of fluids, such as water, herbal teas, fresh juices or warm water with honey and lemon, to keep hydrated. Eat a healthy, balanced diet. This will ensure that your body is receiving the right nutrients to support your immune system. Keep your

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You are the most important influence on your child. You can do many things to help your children develop healthy eating habits for life. Offering a variety of foods helps children get the nutrients they need from every food group. They will also be more likely to try new foods and to like more foods.

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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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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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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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The sacroiliac joint is a joint between the sacrum and the ilium, or pelvic bone. The 2 sides of the sacroiliac joint normally work together. If 1 side becomes stiff, they will not move together and this causes pain or muscle stiffness in the area. Pain is often made worse with walking and bending activities.

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