Computer Posture for Children and Teenagers

2020-04-19T14:09:23+10:00April 16th, 2020|Chiropractic & Massage, Kids Stuff|

What is good computer posture for children and teenagers? As adults, we often don't realise that poor posture at any age isn't good. Increasingly, we are noticing the negative effects of poor seated posture in children and teenagers not just adults. The rules for good posture are universal really. It’s especially important for children and teenagers [...]

Self help for Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

2020-04-19T14:13:58+10:00April 6th, 2020|Chiropractic & Massage|

Self help strategies for heel pain are quite straight forward and effective. Another name for heel pain is Plantar fasciitis.  It is a very common cause of heel pain. It's caused by inflammation and strain on the plantar fascia which is a band of tissue that supports the arch of your foot. The heel pain will [...]

Stretching your Psoas Muscle

2020-04-19T14:14:58+10:00April 1st, 2020|Chiropractic & Massage|

Stretching your psoas muscle is so important. It's a hip flexor. So often, it's involved in groin pain, low back pain and even pain to one side of your pelvis (your sacroiliac joint). Like many of us, you probably spend a great deal of time sitting - at work, in the car, and at home. Your [...]

Reducing strain in your neck and back

2020-04-19T14:16:57+10:00March 18th, 2020|Chiropractic & Massage|

Here is an easy movement for reducing back and neck strain while sitting at your desk. No the cat isn't demonstrating  it! The move is called Brugger's Relief position. Its quite straightforward really: perch on the end of your chair with your pelvis in a neutral position (no slouching); knees and feet out; arms rotated out [...]

Releasing muscles and Controlling Inflammation

2020-04-19T14:19:06+10:00March 18th, 2020|Chiropractic & Massage|

What do you do when little things go wrong and you need to be controlling inflammation or releasing those tight muscles? When you are dealing with muscles that are tight and sore there are a number of things you can do. Use a heat pack to heat the muscle. This will relax the muscle so that [...]