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  • The Free Squat

    Squating is a fundamental human movement. Performing the squat incorrectly can place excessive strain on your lower back and knees. Free squating means without the use of weights Position your feet shoulder width apart. With your arms extended and in front of you, lower your body by bending at the hips, as well as the […]

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  • Don’t let the ‘cold’ get you down

    Use these tips to stay fit and healthy!  Make sure to drink plenty of fluids, such as water, herbal teas, fresh juices or warm water with honey and lemon, to keep hydrated. Eat a healthy, balanced diet. This will ensure that your body is receiving the right nutrients to support your immune system. Keep your […]

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  • Golf and Chiropractic

    Golf and chiropractic are a natural fit. For years, golf back pain has been accepted by golfers as some kind of badge of honour. But now golfers everywhere are beginning to realise the benefits of having regular chiropractic treatment to treat their golf back pain. Swinging a driver or three iron at speeds of up […]

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  • Cat Cow Stretch

    Start on all fours with the spine and neck in a neutral position. The back should be flat like a tabletop. Eyes should look straight down to the ground. Inhale, drop the belly down and slowly lift the neck and head up. This is the cow half of the pose—picture a cow’s swayed back with […]

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  • Be a Good Role Model

    You are the most important influence on your child. You can do many things to help your children develop healthy eating habits for life. Offering a variety of foods helps children get the nutrients they need from every food group. They will also be more likely to try new foods and to like more foods. […]

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  • Technology and Children

    Ninety-two percent of Australian children aged 5-14 years use information and communication technologies including computers, with increased use correlated with higher age. 87% of boys and 80% of girls regularly participate in electronic screen-based activities. As a result of this increased usage, Chiropractors are treating more young patients suffering from unhealthy computing behaviours, which ...

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  • Air squats – warm up your lower body nicely

    Stand with your legs shoulder-width apart and arms at your side.  Slowly lower your glutes (buttocks) toward the ground as you lift your arms in front of you to shoulder level, aim to keep your knees in line with your feet. As you squat, keep a neutral spine and lift your chest. It may help to focus on […]

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  • Fight Your Pillow

    Fold your pillow in half, then let go. If the pillow springs back, it’s in good shape. If it just lays there bent like a soggy potato chip, get rid of it. It’s not worthy of supporting your head and neck adequately while you sleep.

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  • Winter Sports Injuries

    Australia is a sports-loving nation, winter is a time when many of our most popular sports for both spectators & players are ‘in action’.  Australian’s just can’t seem to get enough of Aussie Rules, Rugby League & Union plus the recent surge in netball, of course there are many other popular sports that most Aussie’s […]

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  • Creativity

    Creativity is important for a number of reasons, it’s fun and enjoyable, it boosts self-confidence and doing things that you like reduces stress and improves overall well-being, most importantly it stimulates the brain. Creativity sharpens the brain, which can stem the advance of dementia in old age. The more new things you learn, the more […]

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