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  • Shoulder Rolls Stretch

    Shoulder Rolls Stretch   Stretching your shoulders can feel good, especially for those of us who spend  long hours hunched over a computer. Roll the shoulders down and back, starting with small circles and working up to larger circles. Do 10 circles backwards and then repeat forward circles.

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  • Falls Prevention

    Falls are an ominous yet very real part of life for people over 65 and many falls can be prevented once the causes are determined. Over 400 risk factors leading to falling have been identified including lack of physical activity resulting in loss of muscle tone, decreased bone mass, poor balance, and reduced flexibility; impaired […]

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  • Why Chiropractic is Safe for Everyone

    Is chiropractic safe for everyone? This is a question asked rarely of chiropractic procedures these days. One could just as easily ask “How safe is it going to the gym”? Or, “How safe is indoor rock-climbing”? Even, “How safe is it getting out of bed”? Yes, chiropractic is safe, possibly safer, than most things. With […]

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  • Correct Lifting

    Lifting injuries are a common cause of back pain. You can protect yourself against damage with good lifting habits, both at home and in the workplace. When you lift, your spine is put under stress. Twisting or jerking while lifting and carrying can injure the small joints of the spine. The discs which separate the […]

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  • Good Posture 101

    Posture is the position in which you hold your body upright against gravity while standing, sitting or lying down. Good posture helps minimise the amount of strain imposed on our muscles, joints, and ligaments while performing our daily activities. So why is proper posture essential to good health and fitness? We bet you already know […]

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  • Why Chiropractic is Beneficial for Pregnant Mums

    Pregnancy should be an enjoyable life experience, however, during pregnancy a woman’s body goes through enormous changes. Due to ligament laxity and the shifting of the centre of gravity, mothers to be can develop poor posture and more than 50% of pregnant women experience ‘low back pain’. There are many difficulties that you may experience […]

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  • Curbing Your Expectations – The Chiropractic Way

    To make an actual lasting structural and mechanical change takes time. Your entire spine must adapt and compensate for the movement created by a spinal adjustment. In some cases, patients may experience some minor discomfort. This is due to the movement created in the spinal joints by the adjustment where there has been relatively little […]

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  • Do’s and Don’ts about Spinal Care

    Follow these guidelines during the duration of your chiropractic treatment: Refrain from touching, probing or rubbing the areas that your chiropractor treats. Refrain from sudden twists or rotating a body part beyond normal limit, especially your neck. Refrain from bending your back or spine in any direction. Refrain from stretching, reaching or any other form of […]

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  • Ergonomics and Spinal Care

    Your work station must be arranged in a fashion that suits you best and would not cause stress to your body. Extended hours of repetitive work habits and poor posture in an environment that is stressful can cause an ‘overuse injury’. Employing the following steps can aid in minimising injuries: Optimal Chair Set-up Correct seating […]

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