Chances are your body will feel different after you visit the chiropractor, which is completely normal. Many people experience some mild side effects within the first 24 hours. This is nothing to worry about, as it is simply the body adjusting to the work that was done. Side effects may include some soreness, flu or… Continue reading Why Water Matters After an Adjustment
Being physically active and limiting your sedentary behaviour every day is essential for health and well being. The Australian Government Department of Health has the following guidelines for adults aged 18 – 64 years, irrespective of cultural background, gender or ability: Doing any physical activity is better than doing none. If you currently do no… Continue reading 10 reasons why exercise is important
Most of us spend a long period of each day in an office, which in turn means we spend majority of the day sitting and sedentary. The problem with sitting all day is the lack of movement for your spine. Movement of your spine is what stimulates your brain function. Prolonged periods sitting can lead… Continue reading 6 Tips to keep active in the office
You don’t need a yearly membership or any fancy gym equipment, and there are no limits on age and fitness status to add more steps to your day. If you are looking for some motivation to get out, soak up the sunshine and improve your health and wellbeing, then look no further! Here are some… Continue reading Why walking more is good for you health
Maintaining good posture ensures your body is in good alignment and that stress on your muscles, joints and ligaments are distributed evenly across your body. Poor posture can cause increased strain on your body, leading to fatigue, tight or achy muscles in your neck, back, arms and legs, joint stiffness and pain. Signs of poor… Continue reading Back to School: The importance of good posture
Kids can spend more than eight hours a day in their school shoes and the right fit is imperative to reduce the risk of injury and pain in their growing bodies. When you go shopping for your kids, are you overwhelmed by shoe choices? It’s tempting to go for the most adorable pair, but choosing… Continue reading School Shoes: How to find the perfect fit?
Here are 5 simple strategies to help your child avoid ‘Backpack Back’ and keep their spine and nervous system functioning at it’s best. The Correct Fit: Avoid: A backpack that is too long. Children can be pulled backward which can increase the curve in their lower back, therefore creating more pressure on their spine and… Continue reading Back to School: Choosing the correct back pack.