Is chiropractic good for pain relief and is it safe? A recent article by Harvard Health Publications at Harvard Medical School to discuss the use of chiropractic care for pain relief. Currently thousands see the treatment of chiropractors however many don’t realise the wide variety of treatments a chiropractor can use to help relieve back … Continue reading Chiropractic pain relief and safety
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
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?
If you’ve had neck or back pain that you could pinpoint with your finger, or experienced sharp pains when you move, it may be related to the facet joints of your spine. It’s easy to think of your facet joints like the “knuckles” of your spine. They are small joints and have a capsule and … Continue reading Facet Joints: Gliding Your Way to Better Health
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
Your life is experienced through your nervous system. Think about that. Every thought, breath, heartbeat, memory, and movement happens in coordination with your central nervous system. Researchers have found that nerve signals can travel from your brain to your body at more than 250 miles per hour. Your brain is the master control system of … Continue reading Boost your nervous system naturally
1 PAIN REDUCTIONThe first benefit of chiropractic care may be the most impactful- reducing your pain. Before you are living your optimal life, you have to be free of pain. Multiple research studies have shown that chiropractic is considered one of the most safe and effective treatments to reduce pain from your neck, low back, … Continue reading Top 5 Benefits of Chiropractic care
Bottom Line: Our bodies are designed to be healthy – to exist in a stable state of optimal function better known as homeostasis. During the holidays, heightened stress can wreak havoc on our nervous system, and therefore our optimal function, leaving us feeling tired and worn down. The good news is, you can stay happy … Continue reading How to Beat Holiday Stress