Protect Your Back: How to Choose and Use a Pram Safely

By | September 2, 2019 | General, Well Being | Comments Off on Protect Your Back: How to Choose and Use a Pram Safely
pram

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.

By | September 1, 2019 | Sport | Comments Off on Get into golf: how to avoid injury whilst on the green with your mates
golf

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!)

By | August 2, 2019 | Chiropractic Care | Comments Off on Ankle Pain: Chiropractic care can help you get back on your feet
ankle pain and relief

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.

By | August 1, 2019 | Chiropractic Care | Comments Off on You ask we answer: Should I still go to the chiropractor when I’m sick?
Should you go to chiropractor when sick

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:

By | July 2, 2019 | Sport | Comments Off on Get into a spin: Why cycling can be a great sport for your body
Cycling

ycling is a great all-rounder to add to your exercise regime. It improves your strength, balance and endurance. It can help you build muscle, burn calories, and really get your blood pumping – reducing your risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke.

The bonus? Cycling is a mental wellbeing booster. Not only does it combine physical activity with the outdoors and beautiful scenery, it’s a social sport that encourages you to team up with some mates and ride together. You could even squeeze in a stop at a café for a second breakfast and a chat during your workout!

By | July 1, 2019 | Sport | Comments Off on Run towards a healthier you
running at sunset

Tips for adding running to your exercise routine Hands up if you’ve muttered this phrase: “I’m not much of a runner.” That might be true. Right now. But did you know that regular running is a great way to improve your physical and mental health?  An aerobic exercise, running can reduce stress, improve your heart health and alleviate depression. It can be a sport that’s hard to get into as it can take time to

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.

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