If you spend any time at a computer for work, you might find that headaches are one of your job’s biggest side effects. You’re not alone. Caused by hours of screen time, poor desk posture or extended sitting, tension headaches are one of the most common complaints we treat. The good news is that practicing good office ergonomics and getting up out of your chair for a break will go a long way to help ease them. Here’s five different ways you could use your lunch break to help counter the effects of sitting — try out one today!
Whether off to the gym, uni or school – a backpack is the classic go-to. Read our 3 simple tips to protect your spine and body from potential pain or injury.
Before the temptations of the Silly Season take you off-track, here’s our three top tips to help you manage your holiday health and wellbeing.
I’ve learnt five clear lessons from my kids that I wanted to share. I hope it will help you, fellow parent, find a strategy or path to help you look after yourself too. After all, we are the best parents we can be for our children when we look after ourselves too – as hard as that can be!
Whether a heatwave is approaching or you’re heading out for a regular workout – follow these three health tips to keep well this summer.
Do you suffer from regular headaches, back pain or struggle to motivate yourself? These symptoms don’t need to be everyday discomforts that you need to live with. In fact, these can all be a result of poor posture.
Calling all expectant parents! As you enjoy the anticipation of meeting your baby, you can also prepare yourself for the journey ahead. Parenthood is full of physical tasks.Holding your baby, breastfeeding your baby, settling your baby, picking up and setting down your baby – the list of physical tasks you’ll perform from the get-go is endless. They all can contribute to common parental discomfort such as lower back pain, hip pain and shoulder pain. In this blog, we look at tips to help you choose a pram or stroller that meets your needs too.
Whether it’s backyard cricket, horsing around in the pool with the kids, or a round of golf with mates – participating in any activity without regular ‘match fitness’ can leave you susceptible to injury. As with swimming, golf is an excellent low impact activity for everyone. It gets you out into the fresh air (which helps reduce stress and anxiety whilst boosting your mental alertness) and incorporates incidental gentle walking between greens. If you have a round of social golf coming up, check out how you can reduce your risk of tweaking a niggle and instead focus on a legendary hole in one. (We’ve no tips for the latter!)
Your body’s musculoskeletal system is comprised of bones and muscles which are joined together by connective tissues – like cartilage or ligaments. Your joints are the most vulnerable part of the entire system, with your ankles copping the brunt of your body’s pressure. Ankles are flexible and allow a wide range of movement. Therefore, they can be the number one spot to attract injury, pain or discomfort. Not only that, issues in your ankles can cause pain in other remote (and seemingly disconnected) parts of your body too.
Absolutely! With our focus firmly on helping you make informed and educated choices about your health, we encourage you to continue to attend your appointments when you’re feeling under the weather but able to get out of bed.
Chiropractic care centres on optimising your spinal health. When your body is fighting off an infection, it’s more important than ever to visit your chiropractor for adjustments to support your body to self-heal. Here’s why: