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How Your Devices Are Causing You Pain!

by | May 3rd, 2023

As a Chiropractor, I see a lot of patients who experience pain and discomfort in their neck, shoulders, and back. And more often than not, these issues are related to the use of technology devices, such as computers, phones, and TVs. Here’s why your devices might be causing you pain, and what you can do …

4 ways poor posture can impact your life!

by | November 23rd, 2022

Posture is a crucial part of our everyday living and impacts how we move, feel and function on an everyday basis. Poor posture can create a large amount of stress on your body, including your joints, muscles and nerves. Poor posture can result in a number of different pains and problems, the most common including:  Lower …

Common tradie injuries and what you can do about them!

by | November 16th, 2022

In Australia tradespeople and labourers are ranked among one of the highest workforces for incidences of workplace/work-related injuries, making up 22.6% (almost a quarter) of professional injuries and 60% of serious injury claims.  Most trades are labour-intensive and can be quite hard on the body, often leading to tradespeople having a few aches and pains …

Common causes of neck spasms and what you can do about them

by | September 15th, 2022

Muscle spasms are involuntary sensations that can occur anywhere in the body, stimulating a pulling, grabbing, or tightening feeling in the muscles of the body. One of the most common areas for muscle spasms to occur in the body is the neck region. A neck spasm may occur suddenly or gradually build in intensity. The …

How can Chiropractic help golfers?

by | August 24th, 2021

Golf is a sport that puts a lot of stress through the torso and low back, often resulting in back pain – but having regular Chiropractic care may be able to help manage and treat back pain. Amateur golfers will swing a driver up to 90 km/hr and PGA pros will swing a driver 193+km/hr …

How can Chiropractic help truck drivers?

by | July 21st, 2021

One of the most common problems truck drivers at our practice in Geelong come in with is low back pain and neck pain. There are many reasons for this, and I’d like to address a few of them which may help some truckies stay on the road comfortably. Firstly, what conditions commonly affect truck drivers …

Why can you wake up sore and stiff in the morning?

by | July 16th, 2021

Feeling sore and stiff when you first wake up in the morning is a common issue that can be associated with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions. According to the Australian Institute Of Health and Welfare, it is estimated that 6.1 million Australians across all ages suffer from arthritis or other musculoskeletal conditions. Although common, it’s important …

Can Chiropractic Care Help Teachers?

by | July 10th, 2021

Teaching can be a tough, but rewarding profession. The job itself requires a lot of physical strength due to the prolonged periods of sitting and standing, crouching and bending down to tables made for smaller children, carrying stacks of paper and heavy books, as well as the now added stress of teaching over an online …

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, …

How can Chiropractic care help tradies?

by | June 6th, 2021

Having a sore back is NOT part of the job There’s no doubt that being a tradie is tough work. It is a very physically demanding job, thus being able to feel, function and move at your optimum is very important. Optimum feeling, functioning and moving is often not the case for many tradies – …

What is the best pillow for neck pain?

by | May 2nd, 2021

Neck pain – what is it and where does it come from? Before we can dive into which pillow is going to be best for those who experience neck pain, or for those who are looking to take care of their posture while they sleep (to help prevent neck pain occurring in the first place), …

Top Exercises In 2023 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 …

TEXT NECK – Posture Epidemic

by | October 22nd, 2019

Look around where you are now: How many people/co-workers are slouching over their phone? Technology is changing how we hold ourselves, distorting our bodies and ruining our health & posture. The dreaded Text Neck. Our modern technology driven lifestyles have made us dependant on computers, mobile phones, tablets and other smart devices. While they bring …