Exercise releases feel-good endorphins and it’s a hard feeling to beat. Twenty minutes of exercise a day or three to four hours per week is what you should be aiming for at the very least. If you’re in an exercise slump, consider ways to change your routine around. Find a fit buddy to motivate you

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The peroneal muscles run down the outside of the lower leg and are difficult to stretch and so often neglected in a stretching routine. Sit in a chair with one ankle resting on the other knee. With your hands, point the foot (plantarflex) and turn the sole of the foot upwards (invert). Hold for between

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Headaches affect just about everyone at some point and they can present themselves in many different ways. The types of headaches Chiropractors see are; Tension, Jaw (TMJ), Cervicogenic headaches (originating in the neck) followed by Migraine headaches. Tension Headache Usually present as a generalised headache characterised as a dull tightness around the scalp. Tension headaches

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Become aware of your thoughts. If you think negatively all the time, you are going to live in fear. This makes it impossible to ever live a happy life. The truth is our thoughts are our reality. This means that if you don’t want something as a reality in your life – stop thinking about

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This gentle stretch can help alleviate the aches associated with tight muscles around the neck and upper back. This can be done first thing in the morning, as well as during breaks at work to help minimise tightness and decrease the potential of tension related headaches. Gently bend your head forwards with one hand whilst

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Our spine is a sophisticated structure composed of bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments.  We can sprain ligaments, strain muscles, rupture discs and irritate joints – all of which can cause back pain. While we can all understand how accidents and sports injuries can cause back pain, sometimes even the simplest of movements (like picking a

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Laughter is indeed the best medicine. It can relieve stress, boost your immune function, ease pain, burn calories, and improve your mood. To bring more laughter in your life, indulge in funny activities such as watching funny movies, being with funny people, and spend time with kids!

Many back pain patients know the feeling of tension in the back, especially first thing in the morning. This Back Stretch can help bring back some suppleness and increase mobility, decreasing back pain and discomfort. While lying on one’s back, pull both knees to the chest while simultaneously flexing the head forward until a comfortable

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With the festive party season in full swing and holidays just around the corner, Chiropractors are urging everyone to take extra caution, to stay safe, injury-free and happy this Christmas. The best Christmas present you can yourself and family is; Your Health. As much as we love this holiday and celebration period, it can sometimes

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You may be celebrating, but that doesn’t mean that that you should send your judgment on holiday. Alcohol can interfere with your blood sugar by slowing the release of glucose into the bloodstream; it also contain a lot of calories – 89 calories per glass of white wine or champagne, 55 calories in a shot

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