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Do Chiropractors help with back pain?

by | February 5th, 2022

Back pain is one of the most common causes of body pain in Australia, affecting 70-90% of the population at least once in their lifetime. Back pain can range from mild, aching to severe, stabbing pain and can be experienced on one or both sides whilst occasionally radiating into the extremity areas: arms or legs. …

How do Chiropractors know where to adjust?

by | December 9th, 2021

As Chiropractors we are regularly seeing new patients, some of which have never experienced Chiropractic care previously. A common question we get ask as we introduce these clients to our care is ‘how do Chiropractors know where to adjust?’ What is a Chiropractic adjustment? First, we need to understand Chiropractic care and what an adjustment …

Growing pains – is it a real thing?

by | November 23rd, 2021

Growing up is a natural part of life and is an especially exciting time for children as they grow up to explore and find their place in the world. However, growing should only be painful for the hearts of parents as they watch their little ones develop and become individuals. If your child is experiencing …

Top exercises for upper back pain

by | October 31st, 2021

Upper back pain is described as discomfort in the spine between your shoulder blades, ranging from the neck to the bottom of the ribcage. This discomfort is experienced by approximately 16% of the population at least once in their entire lives. The upper area of our spine is designed to protect the vital organs within …

Can Chiropractic help with plantar fasciitis?

by | October 3rd, 2021

What is plantar fasciitis? The plantar fascia is a thick, web-like tissue that is located at the bottom of your foot, connecting your heel bone to your toes. It provides support to the arch of your foot and absorbs pressure/shock through your feet as you move every day. When this thick tissue becomes inflamed it …

Can Chiropractic help with TMJ Pain?

by | August 22nd, 2021

The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is the joint that connects your jawbone to your skull. It is a complex joint of ligaments, muscles, and nerves. There are two TMJ’s on each side of your jaw that moves like a sliding hinge, allowing your jaw to open/close as well as down and forward. 5-12% of the population …

Top tips to avoid pain while gardening

by | July 2nd, 2021

Do you have a green thumb that is tingling to be let loose, or are you already apart of the 52% of keen gardeners across Australia? Gardening is an extremely rewarding hobby for the mind, body and soul that can enjoyed by people of all ages. Gardening requires a collection of skills, knowledge, hard work, …

Top tips to stay well this winter

by | May 28th, 2021

Just as quick as Christmas has come and gone, the chilly winter season is upon us again. For about three months of the year, we put away the thongs and swimsuits, and throw on our thermals, beanies and scarves to rug up for the cold weather ahead. This time of year is also the peak …

The power of a good morning routine

by | May 14th, 2021

It is no secret that what you do in the morning will set the tone for the rest of the day ahead. The influence that a good, consistent morning routine can have is extremely powerful! It can impact your mood, stress and productivity for the short term, and is the building blocks to achieving greater …

Benefits of deep breathing exercises

by | May 1st, 2021

Deep breathing exercises are a type of exercise that involves contracting the diaphragm with slow, deep breaths in certain repetitions. It is also referred to as Diaphragmatic breathing. It helps to strengthen the diaphragm, lungs and other associated muscles so that you are able to reach full capacity of your breaths. Deep breathing exercises are …

What are some gentle techniques Chiropractors use?

by | May 1st, 2021

Chiropractors are allied health professionals who are trained to use various care techniques (called adjustments) to assist people with their health and wellness. An adjustment is a specific force applied to an area of the body to improve movement in a joint that is not moving or functioning as well as it should naturally. Sometimes …

What are the best things to do after a Chiropractic appointment?

by | April 17th, 2021

Chiropractors are trained allied health professionals who use various techniques – referred to as adjustments – to care for patients’ symptoms and overall health. People receive Chiropractic care to prioritise their health, wellbeing and ensure they can function optimally and live life to their fullest potential free from pain and suffering. What is the purpose …

5 tips to help cope with sciatic pain

by | April 4th, 2021

What is sciatica? Sciatic nerve pain or sciatica refers to a pain sensation that travels from the lower back and down the leg to the foot. It is caused by a compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve and commonly affects people between the ages of 20 and 60. Sciatic nerve pain typically affects only …

Top tips to reduce screen time for kids and adults

by | March 10th, 2021

via GIPHY On average, Australians spend more than one-third of each day staring at a device screen – approximately 9.4 hours a day or 143 days per year! To put this into perspective, the average person gets about 7.3 hours of sleep per night. We are spending MORE time on our devices than we are …

What are the health benefits of standing desks?

by | February 24th, 2021

It is no secret that we, as humans are designed to move and that our bodies thrive with movement. Whether it is going for marathon runs, walks along the beach or even something as simple as pulling a few weeds in the garden, movement is a key factor in looking after our overall health and …

5 tips to improve your driving posture

by | February 17th, 2021

In 2020, is was estimated that the average vehicle travelled 13,301km (approximately36.4km a day) in Australia. If one thing is for certain, it is that we spend a lot of our daily lives in our cars! As many people start returning to school, work and after-hour activities, we spend more time in our cars, travelling …

Top Exercises in 2021 for Headaches

by | February 11th, 2021

Headaches are a common cause of pain, which in turn, is a common reason why people come to our practice for care. Put simply, a headache is a painful sensation that occurs from the head or neck area, ranging from sharp and throbbing, to dull aching pain. Causes of headaches depend on several factors, including …

Top Exercises In 2021 For Neck Pain!

by | February 8th, 2021

As Chiropractors, we frequently see patients with neck pain. Our neck is an amazing structure as it is designed to support the weight of the head and withstand the pressures of gravity throughout the day. However, this job makes it vulnerable to stiffness, pain, and injuries. Neck pain can occur on the left side or …