Stretching your Psoas Muscle

2020-04-01T12:42:51+11:00April 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

2020-03-18T12:40:46+11:00March 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

2020-03-19T10:17:35+11:00March 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 [...]

Review into Chiropractic Care of Children – 99.7% of parents reported a positive experience

2019-11-20T14:05:49+11:00November 20th, 2019|Chiropractic & Massage, Kids Stuff|

On 31st October 2019 Safer Care Victoria (SCV) released its independent review of "Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation of Children Under 12". The main findings were: 99.7% of parents reported a positive experience; 98% of parents said that their child improved after treatment; There were no patient complaints; There were no practitioner notifications related to significant harm to [...]

Self help for Heel Pain – Plantar Fasciitis

2019-08-06T20:31:35+10:00August 6th, 2019|Chiropractic & Massage|

Plantar fasciitis 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 often be worse first thing in the morning after getting out of bed, on getting up from sitting, or [...]