Back to school tips. Starting the school year many of our young patients or children of our patients will pack their books, polish their shoes and head back to school, ready for the year ahead. However, kids don’t often think about the impact that common classroom activities like sitting in a classroom, carrying a heavy … Continue reading Back to school tips: Are your kids practising these healthy habits in school?
Exam study…it’s exam time again for VCE students, university students and high schoolers. As a chiropractor who has done 5 plus years of university study and copious number of exams, Dr Shaun from Cranbourne Chiropractic Centre has a wealth of knowledge on studying. Here are 5 simple tips to keep you in tip top shape during the … Continue reading 5 Tips for exam study
Poor posture due to excessive screen time is a contributing factor to neck pain. To illustrate that point, on the weekend I was at a local park with the kids not from the chiropractic clinic. A family group of two young kids, parents and a grand parent came walking across the park and sat on … Continue reading Neck pain at the park
With half of Australians not sufficiently physically active, residents of Cranbourne are being encouraged to ‘Get Spine Active’ and take control of their spinal health this World Spine Day. Celebrated each year on 16 October, people from around the world come together to raise awareness about spinal disorders and empower others to take charge of … Continue reading ‘Get Spine Active’ this World Spine Day
To celebrate the 4th year of HealthMint Medical Centre in Cranbourne North, chiropractor Dr Shaun from Cranbourne Chiropractic Centre is offering free posture scans (valued at $25) to all new chiropractic patients through the month of October. If you are one of the 50%¹ of Australians that sit at an office desk from 9am – … Continue reading Habits for good posture
Staying connected to friends and family is easier than ever with social media. The tradeoff is that your daily screen time may be 1, 2, 3 hours or more. And let’s face it, a lot of those hours online are spent in an awkward forward head posture that experts have begun to call “tech neck.” … Continue reading Is Your Mobile Phone Causing Tech Neck?
You turn your head or bend down to lift something and “CRACK”! What is it? Did you injure something? The first time that happens can be terrifying. Well, you don’t need to worry. That cracking sound is probably not a broken bone. It typically occurs in the facet joints, or knuckles, of your spinal column … Continue reading What Happens When You Hear a “CRACK” in Your Spine?
Here at Cranbourne Chiropractic I’m often asked about how useful that colourful tape is? It’s difficult to find a single sporting event where you won’t see an athlete wearing colourful tape somewhere on their body. You may have wondered what it is, and more importantly what it’s used for. The tape is called kinesio tape … Continue reading Tape: All Hype or Scientifically Sound?
The average human head weighs about 3.6kg. Each day we all walk around with a bowling ball (our head) balancing on a toothpick (our neck). We are designed this way to allow for the full range of motion we all know and love. Even under the best circumstances, this places a lot of stress on … Continue reading The Bowling Ball and the Pin: How Poor Posture Causes Neck Pain
At Cranbourne Chiropractic Centre we want to encourage Cranbourne, Berwick and Narre Warren locals to take control of their health, regardless of age, by making chiropractic part of their spinal healthcare regime. Australians aged 65 and over make up 15% of the population and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare estimates that this will … Continue reading Chiro Can Help you Get Ready For Life