Lower back pain: Try these swimming strokes if you’re feeling stiff and sore this season

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 | 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

Gardening is an excellent outdoor activity. Sun, fresh air and physical work are all great for our health, but it can also be very stressful on the spine. Pain from sciatica and bulging or herniated discs can be aggravated or even caused by the bending over and twisting forces that put strain through the spine. When gardening, you may potentially spend hours hunched over and carrying heavy things. Follow these 10 tips to keep your

Motorised Flexion Distraction Therapy (MFD-T) is a traction based treatment option for the relief of sciatica (pain down the thigh and leg), back pain, and even neck pain. By placing the affected disc into a pressure position, we can gently stretch the muscles, ligaments and even the disc, to restore function, relieve pain and improve outcomes, without the need for highly invasive surgery. This works by repetitively “cycling” the back through stretch and relaxation phases,

More often than not, sitting still in a car for too long can result in crippling back pain, either in your lower back, between the shoulder blades or at the base of the neck. Sitting, even in the best posture possible, places significant stress on your spine, so it is vital that you get it right, as a poor sitting posture places significant load through our discs and joints (something we all already know). These

It’s that time of the year when the kids are wrapping up school, and starting to prepare for the onslaught of presents about to come their way. Oblivious to the preparation and costs that we as parents put into their forthcoming return to school. Well this year lets kill two birds with one stone and get them ready for school next year as a part of their Christmas presents this year. Whether its new shoes

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Sydney Spine | Blog | Healthy Ageing

Why should the older population adopt chiropractic care? You can’t help growing older but you don’t have to grow old. You can stay flexible, energetic, upbeat and enjoy life to its fullest way into your triple digits. Centenarians (the fancy word for people who are over 100) generally often live healthy lives – and rarely take medicine. Time, gravity, stress and injuries cause restrictions in your spine. Longstanding restrictions cause degeneration and osteoarthritis around joints.

As chiropractors, we see the lead into summer become an overly stressful time of year. Bills are piling up, the desire to be “summer-ready”, Christmas around the corner, and work is looking like a long, dark, tunnel with no end in site. Stress related illnesses are becoming ever more frequent; it can be linked to heart disease, strokes, high blood pressure, and a suppressed immune system which can make you more susceptible to common illnesses.

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Lower back pain: Try these swimming strokes if you’re feeling stiff and sore this season

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,...Read More

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