Category Archives : Health Tips


Cycling continues to increase in popularity and while regular cycling can bring many health benefits, it can also be challenging on the body. It is not uncommon for patients to visit a chiropractic clinic with cycling related problems. Some of these problems are a direct result of an accident. However, the underlying cause of many […]

The Impact of Alcohol on Mental Health

The subject of mental health continues to attract an increasing amount of attention, particularly in recent months as the world continues to navigate such unprecedented times. About 1 in 4 people in Australia experience a mental health problem in any given year, a statistic which has seen a noticeable surge since the onset of the […]

7 Exercises For Back Pain

If you think the best treatment for a sore back is lying on the couch all day, you couldn’t be more wrong. In almost all cases, staying active and continuing to exercise will help you recover faster and can protect your back from further injury. How Does Exercise Reduce Back Pain? Exercise is effective at […]

Chiropractic FAQS

Chiropractic care is not a one size fits all healthcare option. Chiropractors carefully assess each patient individually and tailor their care accordingly. By using a variety of non-surgical techniques, such as specific spinal adjustments, manual therapy and low-force intervention, chiropractors offer a drug-free, hands-on approach to spinal healthcare. Is chiropractic care safe? Chiropractors use...

How to Make the Most of an Outdoor Gym, According to Experts

While some mainstream gyms are open and some are still closed, some of you may feel more comfortable working out al-fresco. Fortunately enough, getting your sweat on outside could be as easy as using an outdoor gym. If you’re unsure where to start, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve enlisted the help of the […]

How to Improve Your Running Pace for Beginners

It’s no secret lockdown has inspired many to lace up running shoes for the first time – or for many, the first time in a long time. It’s a great outlet for keeping fit and expanding surroundings in lockdown beyond your residence and nearest grocery store. But how can you improve on this new hobby […]

Strengthen Your Gut 

The microbes in your gut not only help your body digest food, but they also help regulate your metabolism and your immune system. In fact, almost seventy percent of your immune system is in the gut.  Eating fermented food (think bio-live yogurt, miso, kimchi, kefir, sauerkraut) popping a probiotic or increasing dosage if you are already on […]

Reduce Inflammation

Studies have shown that a high intake of simple sugars  decreases white blood cell production by up to 50%. Eating a diet based on wholefoods and loading up on antioxidant rich vegetables and fruit will boost your overall health and help protect you from other viruses and infections. On the other hand, a diet that […]

Reduce Stress 

Yes, we are living in very strange times however stressing about it to no end is counterproductive. Stress causes an anti-inflammatory response within the body as it activates your fight-or-flight response by releasing stress hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline. This in turn suppresses your immune system which then leaves you more susceptible to infections. […]

Terrigal Chiropractic COVID19 Clinic Update

To all of our lovely patients and their families, We are in challenging times, and it goes without saying there is a lot of uncertainty across the country. As a patient of our clinic we want to reassure you that we are doing everything at Terrigal Chiropractic and Natural Therapies to ensure your safety and […]