The warmer weather is well and truly here and Christmas is fast approaching. You can feel the party vibe in the air. With a little planning, you can stay in good health while still enjoying summer and all its festivities. Travelling on the Holidays Take frequent breaks when driving long distances. It is recommended that you spend
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With today’s increasingly active society, the number of knee problems is increasing. Knee pain has a wide variety of specific causes and treatments. The knee joint’s main function is to bend, straighten, and bear the weight of the body, along with the ankles and hips. The knee, more than just a simple hinged joint, however,
USE IT OR LOSE IT by December 31st! Did you know that you lose private health fund benefits each year? Most of our patients are unaware of this, so we thought we should let you know. NOW is the time to use your entitlement before it’s lost forever for treatment in our practice! Choose to
World Spine Day is a great opportunity to shine light on spinal disorders and encourage you to take steps to better health. This year the theme is ‘Your Back in Action’, emphasising the importance of healthy spinal posture and activity which promotes body awareness and minimises the day-to-day wear and tear on the spine. Millions
Carrots Healthy skin is one of the excellent side effects of eating carrots. Carrot’s vitamin A can protect our skin from sun damage, prevents it to become dry and cracked, removes premature wrinkles, acne, pigmentation, blemishes and uneven skin tones.
Wall Stretch Find a wall and stand a few inches away. With one foot, put your toes on the wall, keeping your heel on the floor, and flex. Hold for about 10-15 seconds, then alternate with your other foot. You can also do this stretch using a curb or step and hanging your heels off
Chiropractors are routinely asked ‘What is referred pain?’ You might be experiencing what you assume are minor aches and pains. These could occur anywhere in multiple forms, from tingling pain down the arms or legs to soreness in the hips. Often, the source of these pains is the spine, even when the pain is elsewhere.
Not in an email, not on Twitter or Facebook, but really: laugh out loud. Whether you like watching Family Guy or Seinfeld reruns, if it gets you chuckling, it’s good for your heart. Research from the University of Maryland Medical Centre shows that laughter helps relieve the stress that damages the endothelium, the tissue that
Place your feet slightly apart, and hands on hips. Raise your knee-bent leg. Perform knee rotation to the right and to the left. Change the leg Do 10 repetitions for each leg
For the past hundred years, chiropractic treatment has been used by pregnant patients to assure a comfortable pregnancy, and to assist with an uncomplicated labour and delivery. There is a growing collection of research studies that support the use of chiropractic care in pregnancy. The research appears in journals published by the chiropractic, osteopathic, midwifery,