Beat the winter whinge: tips to overcome anti-exercise excuses when it’s cold and chilly

By | June 3, 2019 | Well Being | Comments Off on Beat the winter whinge: tips to overcome anti-exercise excuses when it’s cold and chilly
Avoiding winter exercise - hiding under blanket on the couch

Exercising in winter presents its own set of unique challenges. It gets dark early. It can be chilly. It can be hard to keep motivated. Why bother?

At this time of year, the biggest barrier to regular physical activity can be our own mindset. Our brains can be very clever at convincing us not to do the best thing for ourselves. Do you feel like you need some help to tame your own lack of motivation? Here’s five common excuses and how to beat them.

By | May 27, 2019 | Sport | Comments Off on Stay safe on the slopes
Skiing - Prevent injury this winter with these tips

Staying safe is one of the most important things you can do to ensure you enjoy your snow holiday. Knee, ankle, shoulder and wrist or hand injuries can be common souvenirs from your time on the slopes. Whilst generally these are minor, it’s possible you could hurt yourself more seriously if you are unfit, a beginner or intermediate participant. So, let’s look at how you can minimise this risk and maximise your winter wonderland fun.

By | May 6, 2019 | Chiropractic Care | Comments Off on Keep mobile: 5 tips to maintain good back health
Back Health - Tips For Looking After Your Back

Back pain is one of the most common complaints we treat at Sydney Spine and Sports Clinic. After all, your back is a large, complex part of your anatomy – it’s the home of your spinal column, provides support and flexibility to your head, and allows movement of your limbs. Being such a predominant part of your body, it’s easy for your back to be affected by pain or injury. In combination with visiting your chiropractor for regular adjustments, here are five tips to help you maintain good back health.

By | May 1, 2019 | Well Being | Comments Off on Winter is coming: 5 everyday health tips for keeping well this cold and flu season
Jogger/Runner stretching in winter before going for a run

This winter, prime your immune system to battle the onslaught of cold and flu. Follow our five everyday lifestyle tips to help keep you well.

By | April 22, 2019 | Well Being | Comments Off on Help ease headaches: How to find relief without reaching for pain medication

Whether you wake up with it, it creeps up on you in the afternoon, or it hits you at the end of your work day, headaches are a pain. They’re unpleasant, unwelcome and unnecessary –the last thing needed when leading a full and busy life. Tension headaches – a dull yet persistent pain felt on both sides of the head or neck – are the most common type and one of the most common complaints

By | April 17, 2019 | Posture | Comments Off on Protect Your Back: How to Carry Your Kids Safely
Mother holding child high during sunset

From the moment they’re born, you carry your child as you best know how. Friends, family and medical professionals encourage you to hold your baby in a huge variety of poses. The advice can be conflicting and only consider the needs and comfort of your adorable offspring. But, what is the best way for you, and your exhausted body, to hold a baby?

By | March 19, 2019 | Well Being | Comments Off on Lower back pain: Try these swimming strokes if you’re feeling stiff and sore this season
Swimming - Relief For Lower Back Pain

Feeling a bit stiff in your lower back? It can be a debilitating discomfort and one that almost all of us experience. Before you next reach for some pain medication, talk to your Sydney Spine chiropractor, or your trusted health professional, about how a few laps at your local swimming pool could help you relieve some of your aches and pains.

By | March 4, 2019 | Chiropractic Care | Comments Off on Align your spine in your sleep
Woman Sleeping Face Down - Align Your Spine In Your Sleep Blog

Chiropractor Greg Sher has patients coming to him with neck pain often. Many have no idea why the neck pain started. One of the first things he investigates is how people sleep. Why? Because ideally we are asleep for about a third of our life, and the positions we assume while sleeping, as well as the bed and pillows we use, can affect our spine and result in injuries.

By | February 20, 2019 | Well Being | Comments Off on 5 sports performance tips for the everyday athlete

Calling all everyday athletes: yes, you can do it!  Whether you plan to sign up to compete in this year’s City 2 Surf, Sydney to Gong Bike Ride or Bondi to Bronte Ocean Swim – setting yourself a physical challenge is a great way to get active regularly and keep motivated throughout the year.  If you are just starting out, the best thing you can do for you and your body is to set small, incremental goals that build up to

By | February 13, 2019 | Posture | Comments Off on Is work a headache? Here’s how to get your office posture right to avoid the daily strain

It’s no secret that poor desk posture is a daily battle for many. Lower back pain, sore wrists, a tight neck and dull headaches are the most common giveaways that your office ergonomics are amiss. Read our blog to find out how you can squeeze some simple good habits into your day to reduce your discomfort and keep you and your body in prime condition.

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Beat the winter whinge: tips to overcome anti-exercise excuses when it’s cold and chilly

Exercising in winter presents its own set of unique challenges. It gets dark early. It can be chilly. It can be hard to keep motivated. Why bother? The truth is that keeping active in winter is an important...Read More

Stay safe on the slopes

How to prevent injuries when skiing or snowboarding   Heading to Thredbo, Perisher, or Mt Buller to ski or snowboard this year? As you cross your fingers for bluebird skies and a huge dumping of powder...Read More

 

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