Category Archives : Wellness

Yes Chiropractic’s New Year Resolution.

It’s that time of year again when everyone is setting out New Year’s Resolutions and unfortunately it won’t be long till a majority of people start breaking them. There are many reasons why New Year Resolutions don’t stick- they may be unrealistic, there is a lack of self-discipline or life gets “too busy”. Our New […]

Myths and Facts of Exercising During Pregnancy

Women should stop exercising closer to labor? MYTH-Exercising right up until labor reduces the risk of premature labor and the need for drugs or operative intervention during labor. Exercise leads to overheating and dehydration which can endanger the baby? MYTH-Expecting mothers actually have an increase ability to reduce excess heat during pregnancy, which will stop […]

What is a subluxation?

What is a subluxation? Subluxations cause the body to malfunction and be in a state of dis-ease which results in lowered resistance to disease, pain, imbalance and fatigue. It can pave the way for ill heath in almost any part of the body and can slowly eat away at your health and vitality for years […]

Posture

Posture Your posture, how you align your body and use your muscles to keep you in certain positions, is an important consideration in every activity you do including sitting, standing and sleeping. Good posture maximizes your respiratory capacity, allowing other systems, including your digestive and circulatory systems, to work effectively. As you move throughout your […]

The Importance of Keeping Children Physically Active

Daily physical activity is vital for all Australian children and young people. The Australian physical activity guidelines provide clear recommendations for the minimum amount of physical activity required by children and young people to experience health benefits. Children and young people who accumulate the minimum amount of physical activity every day are at a lower […]

Plan for relaxation.

Most of us are busy during the week and even our weekends seem to become non-stop errands, chores, work and travel. So how do you find time to relax? Take the whole weekend (or at least part of it) to schedule some downtime for at least an hour or two. Whether it’s practicing your favourite […]

Winter Sleep Tips

It may be tempting to spend more time in your warm and cosy bed when it’s cold outside. Most adults need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep a night, varying according to age and individual need. So work out how much sleep you need then try to go to bed and wake around the […]

Health & Happiness

Our health is inextricably connected to our happiness. And vice versa. Those two things come in many ways, shapes and forms, but stripped down to its simplest form, what most of us really want out of life is to be happy and healthy. Indulge in a little self-care: Our minds are running 24/7, so put […]

The Importance of Keeping Young Australians Active

Daily physical activity is vital for all Australian children and young people. Children and young people who accumulate the minimum amount of physical activity every day are at a lower risk of conditions including overweight or obesity, Type II diabetes, metabolic syndrome and other comorbidities, are more likely to see improvements in their aerobic fitness […]

Keep Active in Autumn

Don’t let that sudden nip in the air put your workout plans into hibernation. Instead take your exercise routine inside. You’ll find a substitute for almost every outdoor exercise activity. If you love to swim outdoors during the summer, move your laps into an indoor pool.   Do you treasure summer afternoons biking around the […]