Two situations in which a chiropractor might suggest that you see a naturopath


Here are two situations in which your chiropractor might suggest that you visit a naturopath. They suspect your joint inflammation is causing your back pain and you don't want to take strong prescription medication If your chiropractor tells you that they suspect some of the joints in your back are inflamed (because, for example, they can see that some of the vertebrae are tender and swollen) and that this could be causing your back pain, they might suggest that you visit a naturopath.

13 June 2022

Reasons to Continue Seeing a Sports Chiropractor as a Tournament Approaches


Chiropractic care is one of the many healthcare options that professional athletes turn to treat injuries and manage pain. Unfortunately, most athletes still believe that physical and massage therapists can perform the role of a sports chiropractor. It is no wonder that most physical and massage therapists experience an influx of clients as competitions draw close. There is no doubt that the professionals increase your chances of performing well, but seeing a sports chiropractor a few weeks before a major sporting event comes with unique benefits.

8 December 2021

Lesser-Known Benefits of Post-Birth Pediatric Chiropractic Adjustments


Many new moms worry that their babies' systems are too delicate to handle chiropractic massages. It is an understandable feeling because many new moms do not know much about pediatric chiropractic adjustments. Notably, chiropractic adjustments and massage during the first few weeks after birth give a newborn significant benefits. While you may know about some of the benefits, others could be new to you. This article highlights the lesser-known benefits of pediatric chiropractic massage.

2 June 2021

What You Should Know About Chiropractic Care for Children


A trip to the chiropractor's office can have several benefits for your child's development. From improving immunity, to better behaviour, brain development and improved sleep, there is so much good that can come from paediatric chiropractic care. Unfortunately, so many children are missing out on these benefits because of some misinformation and myths around paediatric chiropractic care. To put your worrying mind at ease, here is what you should know about taking your child to the chiropractor.

17 November 2020

Understanding Sports Chiropractors


As an athlete, it is important to have an idea of how a sports chiropractor can be of assistance to you. He or she is a specialist who has completed advanced courses about how various exercises, sports and movements affect muscles, tissue, joints and bones. Here's what you need to know about sports injuries and sports chiropractic care: Sports Injury and Quick Fixes As an athlete, you know that an injury can ruin your career.

14 July 2020

Could a Remedial Massage Help You Prepare for the Next Big Game?


Australia is a sporting mad nation and will often participate at the highest level in a number of world sports. Rugby is one such example, and it's no surprise that so many amateurs choose to take up the sport themselves to get a slice of the action. Certainly, this is an exciting pastime and is great to watch, but it is also very "rough-and-tumble" and can take a toll on the human body.

17 October 2019

Squatting for a Stronger Back


If you're frequently suffering from lower back pain and often visit a chiropractor, you may be lacking in muscular strength in the stabilisation muscles that support the spine and upper body.  Whilst normally associated with lower body training, the squat is a fantastic exercise for building core strength whilst promoting good posture. So you can actually make your back stronger whilst simultaneously training your legs just through abdominal contraction and an offset centre of gravity.

27 October 2016

Sprained Ankle Massage: Tips To Help You Get The Most When Massaging Your Sprained Ankle


A sprained ankle can at times take longer to heal than you would expect. However, you can make the healing process less painful and quicker if you massage your sprained ankle appropriately. The tips below can help you know when and how to massage your sprained ankle to quicken the healing process and lessen the discomfort. Get Your Ankle Checked Getting your injured ankle checked first before massaging it is vital because you can do more harm than good if you massage your ankle for the wrong reasons.

16 September 2016

4 Tips for Minimising Injuries in Computer Obsessed Children


In an age where children spend so much time looking at screens, you may be concerned about the mental impact of such activities. However, have you thought about the physical impact? An increasing number of children are suffering from physical injuries relating to excessive technology use. From repetitive strain injuries to neck pain (or tech neck), the adverse impact of computer equipment use is becoming increasingly apparent. Read on for ways to ensure your kids don't have to visit a children's chiropractor anytime soon.

14 September 2016

How to Avoid Back Pain During Military Training


Military training within the Australian Defence Force (ADF) can be challenging and difficult. Being in peak physical condition not only allows you to operate more effectively in a variety of different environments, it also helps you to better deal with stress and maintain your mental health and wellbeing. However, due to the nature of military activities such as long distance runs with heavy rucksacks, many people can suffer from back pain and joint pain, partially because of muscle imbalances, poorly packed rucksacks and inadequate stretching.

30 August 2016