How Chiropractic helps to prepare you for pregnancy

Chiropractic is well known and highly utilised for pain, especially back pain. Did you know that Chiropractic may have positive effects on the body other than just alleviating pain?

In a society where more and more people are turning away from drugs and surgery and towards a more natural and holistic approach to health, Chiropractic is a great place to start and the benefits of a healthier spine and nervous system should not be under-estimated when preparing for pregnancy.

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Migraine Relief

Migraine relief starts with triggers you should be aware of So we know migraines are a neurological event. And we know that there are mechanical triggers for them. But we also know that there are biochemical triggers and emotional triggers. So if we do have a biochemical trigger, why should something like cheese, milk, beer […]

Migraines: What you can do about it in less than 5 minutes (Self-Management Secrets)


Vomiting? Nauseous? Extreme sensitivity to bright lights and sound? Throbbing Headache? Pain that last for days? Can’t perform your daily tasks? Well, if you are experiencing two or more of these symptoms its more than likely that you have a migraine. Read more

The Money You Lose from Not Looking after Your Posture at the Office Will Make You Jump Out of Your Skin

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A vision of the future to come if you don’t take action to rectify your bad posture.

Bad health habits like not looking after your posture in the office throughout your 20’s, 30’s and 40’s – will hurt you physically and mentally, and tax your wallet. Stay far ahead of the game by taking some preemptive steps. Read more

Easy Steps to Fend Off a Headache

headachesHead throbbing? Trouble concentrating? Pain preventing you from doing your work? Before you crawl into a dark room and hide away to deal with your headache, try these steps. These ideas could get you out of trouble and back enjoying the day. Read more

Chronic Pain: Why it is Different & How to Help it Go Away

At Better Health we’re always working with people of different ages and suffering from different types of pain, including chronic pain. That which has been hanging around for over  3 months. Lately I’ve been having to step back and simplify WHY it is that we feel pain. To help patients better understand why not all pain […]

Sleep Deprivation: Your Brain, Spine & Overall Health

people-textingHere is an excerpt taken from documenting what we know about sleep deprivation, the effect it is having on us and our children and the larger role that technology is playing than we originally thought. The kicker in this article is that it actually the cumulative amount of time you spend using technology not just the time you use it before going to bed.

Any time children are stuck on technology they are also slumped over in a chair being deprived of quality active playtime adversely affecting their brain, sleep, posture and overall health.

Take the time to consider how chiropractic spinal alignment cam help to combat the effects of digital stress, a now unavoidable part of the modern day and age.

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Chiropractic Safety for Children

We came across this video today and wanted to share it with you all!

Dr Glen McGuiness is one of the leading Australian Paediatric Chiropractors today and he has put together this clear, to the point, video compiling the research on the safety of chiropractic for children.

If you have ever had a doubt, or have been doubted by people you know for your decision to have your child undergo chiropractic care, you must watch this. It will help to eliminate any doubt and put health care into a little more perspective.


Chiropractic for Kids

New born baby girl little childHow old do your children have to be to consider Chiropractic?

This is a question we often get asked. We always answer that you’re never too young, or old, to have a Chiropractic check-up!

Keep in mind that having your spine checked by a professional is not a dissimilar idea to having a regular dental check-up.

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Children’s Posture: What’s the Big Deal?

childrens postureChildren’s posture is a big deal. Poor posture is not just an aesthetic issue, it has far reaching effects on overall health.

Poor posture is energy expensive. Muscles work harder than they should, joints get stressed in ways they are not designed to handle, your ability to move well is compromised, breathing changes, balance is affected and your nervous system doesn’t work the way it should.

Pictures like this are so common they are now the norm in our practice rather than the exception!

Children’s posture develops in step with the lives that they lead.

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