Category Archives : Health Tips

Ice and Heat Application for Spinal Care

Ice is an effective and natural pain killer and anti-inflammatory agent. Ice can be applied over the inflamed area in the acute or early stages of your problem. Whenever you experience swelling, redness or sharp stabbing pain, it is generally considered best to apply ice. Repeat until symptoms ease – usually for 24-48 hours. Here […]

Home Tips on Spinal Care and Nutrition

Your dietary intake and eating habits offer two of the most influential means of determining how you feel and perform on a daily basis. By following some basic dietary principles, not only can you feel and function better, but you can also significantly increase your ability to fight and resist disease. Do you need another […]

Golf and Chiropractic Care

The average golfer tends to take up golf at an age when he or she is no longer participating in energetic, competitive and physically demanding sports. Unfortunately, this decreased involvement in competitive play contributes to an overall decrease in flexibility – especially of the spine, shoulders, hips and pelvis (key components of a good golf […]

Keep Kids Exercising

It is important for children to establish beneficial health habits at an early age, as lasting health habits are usually solidified during childhood. A 2012 article published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics states that encouraging a healthy level of physical activity in children and teens is crucial for improving health and that […]

Sports Injuries and Chiropractic Care

Many musculoskeletal complaints arise from injuries sustained in sports. Each year we see athletic performance draw closer to the limits of human potential. Understanding the biomechanical principles involved helps us to prevent injury and restore functional integrity and stability through rehabilitation. Sports injury treatment is designed to achieve optimal results for patients with a quicker [&...

Kids Need to Practice Good Computer Ergonomics Too

At least 70% of Australia’s school students use computers. As a result of this increased usage, Chiropractors are treating more young patients suffering from the effects of working at computer stations that are either designed for adults or poorly designed for children. Many children are already suffering from repetitive motion injuries such as carpal tunnel […]

Chiropractic Pain Relief and Pain Management

When it comes to pain management and relief, Chiropractic care is a branch of healthcare that focuses on the relationship between the body’s structure – mainly the spine – and its function. Conditions commonly treated by chiropractors include back and neck pain, headaches, sports injuries and repetitive strains. Patients also seek treatment of pain associated […]

What is a Trigger Point?

Did you know that there are around 600 muscles in the human body and skeletal muscles account on average for 60-70% of your body weight? So, it is not surprising that muscles are often a source of pain. Chiropractic training includes many techniques to deal with muscle pain or myofascial pain. When pain is present […]

Family Fitness Exercises

As a parent, it is important for you to encourage your children to be physically active. A child should try to do at least 40–60 minutes of exercise each day. To achieve this goal, plan some family togetherness time. Here are some easy ways to reach that goal together. Walk the dog. Treat your dog […]

Tips for a Healthy Spine

Approximately 80-90% of the population suffers from spinal pain at some point. A healthy spine is an often overlooked and essential part of a healthy lifestyle. People, who suffer from back pain, particularly if it is long-term, are generally less healthy than those who do not. It’s important for you to try to keep your spine […]