So I wanted to start by firstly asking two questions, “What is your understanding of posture?” … … … Secondly, how do Chiropractic and posture connect? … …
Essentially, posture is the position of the body in space. However, good posture is a state of muscular and skeletal balance that protects the supporting structures of […]
There is a significant correlation between pelvic and lower back pain / misalignment with changes in the function of the feet. It is thought that the most common changes we see in foot function (excessive pronation) occur as a result of pelvic imbalance. In an attempt to bring the eyes back to level with the […]
The term sciatica describes a symptom rather than a specific disease. It is often used to describe any pain starting in the lower back and going down the leg. Others use the term more specifically to mean a nerve dysfunction caused by compression of one or more lumbar or sacral nerve roots from a spinal disc […]
What is the importance of good posture? When maintaining correct posture, the joints, ligaments and muscles of the neck and back are positioned optimally so they are under minimal stress. Maintaining this position reduces the likelihood of back or neck injury, which is vital in today’s society where spinal and postural pain are prevalent. […]
Below are ten helpful tips to avoid back pain.
1. Get more exercise. If your back is hurting, you may think the best way to get relief is to limit exercise and to rest. A day or two of rest may help, but more than that may not help the pain. Chiropractors know that […]
Injuries often occur when people suddenly increase the duration, intensity, or frequency of their activities. Many soft-tissue injuries can be prevented through proper conditioning, training, and equipment. Other prevention tips include:
Use proper equipment. Replace your athletic shoes as they wear out; good quality running shoes lose three quarters of their support within 6 months if […]
As a large proportion of life is spent at work, the tips below are to help you move well, stay well and assist in preventing back pain in the workplace.
Prior to any lift, ask yourself if there is an easier way to do this. Could I use a crane, forklift, wheelbarrow […]
Spinal Health Week 2015 runs from May 25 to 31 and this year Bull Creek Chiropractic Centre is encouraging you to “Get Your Happy Back”.
Every day more and more Australians experience disabling low back pain, neck pain and headaches, limiting their ability to work and engage in an active healthy lifestyle. One explanation for […]
The Chiropractors’ Association of Australia supports evidence from the British Medical Journal, which suggests non-pharmacological treatments such as spinal care are safer and more effective than paracetamol for back pain and osteoarthritis. Spokesperson Dr Billy Chow, Chiropractor, said “It is a positive reflection on Australia’s health care system to take notice of this latest research which […]
If you are living with arthritis, carrying out tasks around the home can be a challenge. However, making some practical changes to your home and changing the way you work should make things easier.
Practical tips that could help include:
Keeping things in easy reach Using a hand rail to […]
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