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Patient Education

  • The Benefits of Stretching

    Stretching is definitely one of those things that’s easily overlooked when it comes to working out (or ever). Maybe it’s because it only takes a few minutes so you easily brush it off. Or maybe it’s because you don’t “see” the results of stretching that you don’t take it seriously enough. Knowing the benefits of […]

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  • Back of Thigh Hamstring Stretch

    Place one foot up on a low surface about knee high with your hands on the thigh. Keep the knee of this leg straight with the toes pointing forward. Bend forward from the hips—not the waist. Keep your lower back flat by bringing your chest towards your knee rather than your head. You should feel […]

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  • Common Running Injuries and Chiropractic

    According to research, 82 percent of runners will experience some form of injury throughout their running career. It doesn’t matter if you are an elite athlete training for a marathon or simply starting out on training for your first 5km event. Although running can be extremely beneficial; running can lead to injury. Some of the […]

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  • Warming up before exercise

    Whether you are a novice or an expert in exercising, it is essential to warm up and stretch before you exercise.  Warming up is necessary as it helps to prepare your body for exercises by increasing your heart rate and improving blood circulation. It even prepares you mentally for your workout. Stand upright and march in […]

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  • A Better You

    It’s that time of year again when everyone is setting out New Year’s Resolutions and unfortunately it won’t be long till a majority of people  start breaking them. There are many reasons why New Year Resolutions don’t stick- they may be unrealistic, there is a lack of self-discipline or life gets “too busy”. Our New […]

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  • Hips and Glutes – The Bridge Exercise

    Lie on the floor with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor.  Squeeze your glutes and then push your hips up until there is a straight line through knee and hip to upper body and shoulders remain on the floor. Hold for 10 seconds and slowly lower down. Perform 3 – 4 sets […]

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  • Take Care of Yourself

    Take care of yourself. Eat Well, Think Well and Move Well Physical and mental health are closely linked; it’s easier to feel good about life if your body feels good. Combine physical activity with a balanced diet to nourish your body. Take a positive mental approach into every day so your mind helps you feel […]

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  • Numbness and Tingling

    Numbness and tingling conditions are conditions that can affect people of all ages. Frequently, numbness or tingling may result from underlying nerve compression of the nerve roots as they exit the spine caused by spinal misalignments – what we as Chiropractors call subluxations. Other causes of numbness and tingling are a ‘pinched’ nerve in other […]

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  • Chin Retraction Exercise

    Pull your entire head backwards on your neck Your chin should not go down or up but directly backward Hold 2 seconds then relax Do not poke the chin forwards Repeat 10 times approximately every hour

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