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  • Latissimus Dorsi Stretch

    Stand approximately 3 feet from a wall Place both hands on the wall one on top of the other as high as you can reach. Step back with one foot. Bend at the hips, keeping your chest up and chin tucked in. Take a deep breath, exhale slowly and let your back sag toward the […]

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  • Pet Dog

    If their wagging tail and heart-warming company wasn’t enough to encourage you to get a dog, take heed of research that shows canines actually keep us healthier and help us live longer — no matter how old you are.

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  • Golf & Chiropractic

      Golf is a sport with many health and well-being benefits. A reported 60 million people of all ages play golf across the world, sometimes into their 80s and 90s. The health benefits have been widely reported in recent years with an 18 hole round amounting to 6-8 km of walking, requiring over 8,000-12,000 steps […]

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  • Lower Leg Stretch

    The peroneal muscles run down the outside of the lower leg and are difficult to stretch and so often neglected in a stretching routine. Sit in a chair with one ankle resting on the other knee. With your hands, point the foot (plantarflex) and turn the sole of the foot upwards (invert). Hold for between […]

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  • Benefits of Exercise

    Exercise releases feel-good endorphins and it’s a hard feeling to beat. Twenty minutes of exercise a day or three to four hours per week is what you should be aiming for at the very least. If you’re in an exercise slump, consider ways to change your routine around. Find a fit buddy to motivate you […]

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  • Children and Sports Injuries

    Participation in youth sports is not only booming, it’s something children are starting at earlier ages. According to Dynamic Chiropractic – The Chiropractic News Source, almost 75 percent of families with children between the ages of 5 and 18 have at least one child who plays organised sports, either at school or on a community […]

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  • Companionship

    Companionship can help prevent illness and even add years to your life, while isolation and loneliness can trigger symptoms of depression. Caring for a living animal can help make you feel needed and wanted, and take the focus away from your problems, especially if you live alone. Most dog and cat owners talk to their […]

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  • Bent Leg Hamstring Stretch

    Bent leg hamstring stretch on the back targets the muscle fibres closer to the hip whereas the straight leg hamstring stretch targets the fibres nearer the knee. Lie on your back and pull the leg over keeping the knee very slightly bent until a gentle stretch is felt at the back of the leg. Again […]

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  • ‘Let’s go fly a kite’…

    Why not try a spot of kite-flying? As well as the obvious physical and mental health benefits from exercising in the open air, you’ll be giving your eyes a workout. Focusing on distant objects makes a welcome change from staring at a screen for hours on end. It lessens the strain – and helps prevent […]

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  • Seated Hip Stretch

    While in a seated position, cross your right leg over your straightened left leg. Hug your right knee with your left arm, making sure to keep your back straight. Hold this stretch for 30-60 seconds, and then repeat on the opposite side.

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