A journey on the long open road is more than just packing a suitcase. In reality, sitting behind the wheel (or in the passenger seat) in a fixed position for hours can contribute to everyday wear and tear on your body. Read our top tips to reduce your risk of lower back pain, shoulder stiffness, or leg cramps on your next long drive.
Cue the out of office – it’s holiday time! Here’s how to look after yourself when you’re out of routine, away from home, and busy having fun.
Disc injuries are common. Whether it’s a disc bulge or a disc herniation, understanding your condition is an important for your recovery and treatment.
Working from home is (temporarily) the new norm’. Good desk habits can help reduce your risk of headaches and stiffness. Here’s our five tips.
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!)
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?
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.
Watch Dr. Greg Sher demonstrate how to do a Wall Angel – a brilliant (and very difficult) postural exercise.
These exercises help relieve lower back pain. Watch Dr. Greg Sher demonstrate how to stretch your lower back and pelvis in this free video.