Category Archives : Wellness

Kicking Goals For Your Spinal Health

Australia is famous for its sun, surf and sand, but many would argue that the real ‘Australia’ comes out in Autumn, when the footy season starts. Aussie rules, rugby league, soccer and netball take over the lives of many families for the cooler months, sparking a passionate warmth in our hearts, but whether you’re a […]

Sleep Hygiene 101: How to Get More ZZZs

There’s nothing like waking up feeling rested after a good night’s sleep. Opening your eyes moments before your alarm clock buzzes, you feel awake and ready to face the day. Your head is clear, you feel relaxed and recharged. Unfortunately, for most of us, that scenario is a rarity. So, how can you improve your […]

Home office posture to get you through Corona Virus.

We all have to do it, but a long day at work sitting in front of a computer can leave us feeling tight through the shoulders, stiff in the neck and suffering with headaches. Due to the posture adopted while sitting at the computer the spine tends to flex forward which can increase the pressure […]

4 Reasons You’re Hungry All the Time

It can be easy to view hunger as a bad thing — and while it’s certainly an inconvenient feeling — it’s as innate as the need to yawn or go to the bathroom. In fact, hunger is a crucial biological signal. To understand this, a refresher of the autonomic nervous system is helpful. The autonomic nervous (ANS) system […]

The Benefits of Stretching Inside & Outside the Gym

Stretching is definitely one of those things that’s easily overlooked when it comes to working out (or ever). Maybe it’s because it only takes a few minutes so you easily brush it off. Or maybe it’s because you don’t “see” the results of stretching that you don’t take it seriously enough. Knowing the benefits of […]

Numbness and Tingling

Numbness and tingling conditions are conditions that can affect people of all ages. Frequently, numbness or tingling may result from underlying nerve compression of the nerve roots as they exit the spine caused by spinal misalignments – what we as Chiropractors call subluxations. Other causes of numbness and tingling are a ‘pinched’ nerve in other […]

Back of Thigh Stretch

Place one foot up on a low surface about knee high with your hands on the thigh. Keep the knee of this leg straight with the toes pointing forward. Bend forward from the hips—not the waist. Keep your lower back flat by bringing your chest towards your knee rather than your head. You should feel […]

Common Running Injuries and Chiropractic

According to research, 82 percent of runners will experience some form of injury throughout their running career. It doesn’t matter if you are an elite athlete training for a marathon or simply starting out on training for your first 5km event. Although running can be extremely beneficial; running can lead to injury. Some of the […]

Are you Sitting Comfortably in the Office?

Ensure your chair is directly in line with the monitor and your feet flat in the floor. Make sure your lower back is supported – better chairs give lumbar support – and remember to sit up straight. Aim to have your shoulders and hands in a straight line. Keep your forearms parallel and level with […]

Don’t let the cold get you down

Use these tips to stay fit and healthy! Make sure to drink plenty of fluids, such as water, herbal teas, fresh juices or warm water with honey and lemon, to keep hydrated. Eat a healthy, balanced diet. This will ensure that your body is receiving the right nutrients to support your immune system. Keep your […]