Do as I say, not as I do: How my 4-year-old spotlighted the power of experiential learning

By | September 1, 2020 | General | Comments Off on Do as I say, not as I do: How my 4-year-old spotlighted the power of experiential learning
experiential learning greg the 'pirate-proctor' says 4 year old daughter instead of chiropractor

Pre-pandemic, my daughter’s childcare invited the parents to come in and explain to the children what they do.

I thought it was an excellent idea. I was excited to go in and start educating preschoolers about the importance of good posture. Especially how to sit properly when using devices. But then, reality hit me and my enthusiasm slumped.

How in the world was I supposed to explain to my 4-year-old and her friends what a chiropractor actually does?

By | June 26, 2020 | Conditions | Comments Off on How to reduce joint pain in winter
joint pain winter ankle knee shoulder

That brisk winter chill in the air is back. With it can come the onset of seasonal joint pain. Achy knees, ankles and shoulders being the most common.

Although pain in these joints can be a sign of an injury or underlying condition, it can also be the result of the cooler climate. If these aches and pains aren’t something that you usually experience and would like to find out how to reduce your discomfort, read on.

By | June 18, 2020 | FAQ | Comments Off on You ask we answer: Should I only attend a chiropractic appointment when I have pain?
attend chiropractic appointment regularly for optimum spinal health

No! The truth is that being pain-free does not necessarily mean that there isn’t a problem lurking somewhere in your spine, muscles or skeleton.

In fact, 50% of adults have suffered some degree of a disc bulge without pain. While that alone is not a justification to attend a chiropractic appointment, we do want to clear up when you should come for a check-up.

By | August 1, 2019 | FAQ | 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 31, 2018 | General, Posture | Comments Off on Using your laptop? Here’s our tips to reduce future neck pain
Office worker with laptop and mobile phone | Chiropractic tips

Chemist Warehouse interviewed our lead chiropractor, Dr. Greg Sher, to ask his best tips for improving your workplace posture.

By | June 27, 2018 | Conditions | Comments Off on What’s Facet Mediated Pain? Here’s how it’s relieved and managed with chiropractic care
Young woman stretching her neck | Sydney Chiropractor

Do you feel a sharp pain that’s aggravated by simple everyday movements, like leaning back, twisting or turning? This discomfort – commonly referred to as facet syndrome – can affect the joints in the back and impact the enjoyment of your day to day life. 

In this blog, Dr. David Russo, Chiropractor (BChiroSci, MChiro) gives us a comprehensive overview of Facet Mediated Pain and how chiropractic care can help you find relief.

By | December 5, 2016 | General | 0 Comment

A couple of great tips to self mobilise your ankles and to teach ankle balance (or proprioception). This is integral for ankle stability, helping to prevent a recurrence of an old injury. If you’ve just injured your ankle, please chat with us or your health care professional to ensure you haven’t fractured your ankle or sustained another type of nasty injury.

Chiropractors advice

We will ideally spend one third of our lives sleeping. During sleep, your body’s activity is reduced, as the heart, lungs, digestive and other functions slow down. Your muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons relax, and are therefore rested. You release a hormone called Melatonin, which promotes deep sleep, decreases cortisol (our stress hormones), which promotes healing and helps you to relax. In the spine, the intervertebral discs – compressed during the day by sitting and

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Chiropractic treatment uses safe, gentle and effective techniques to restore function to the neuromusculo-skeletal system. Here’s how.

Sydney Chiropractors

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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