Faulty breathing behaviour is something we see frequently in clinic! It can be both the cause and effect of poor posture. Given breathing is something we really can’t avoid… well not for too long anyway… it is a very important aspect of your health, especially when dealing with spinal related disorders.
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Text Neck, it’s the modern day epidemic. How is your phone changing your posture? Right now you’re probably hunched over it, or a tablet, or slumping at the desk to read this off your computer!
Posture is more than just a bunch of reflexive muscle actions and the anatomy of your skeletal system. Your posture is in part an outward projection of your emotional state!
Did you know that postural misalignment predicts future pain and injury, but is also a consequence of previous pain and injury. Your bad posture can lead to a myriad of different pain syndromes including, rotator cuff injury, headache, neck tension, carpal tunnel like syndrome, golfers elbow etc. That’s just in the upper limb. It can also influence low back pain, ankle strains, […]
Sometimes a picture speaks a thousand words… Check out the amazing changes we have seen in some of our recent patient’s posture.
When we talk about ‘Posture’ the quick assumption to make is that we are merely talking about the idea of whether you stand up straight and tall, head up and shoulders back. While this is a most important part of the story it really does not give us insight into the whole truth of what […]
Chiropractic adjustments just like medication need to be administered at the correct dose for the full therapeutic benefit. Click here to listen to my latest video blog or just read on to see why you may be missing on out on the full benefits of your chiropractic care
Tendons are the strong soft tissues which attached your muscles to your bones. They are very resilient, as they transfer all the power generated by your muscles to your bones, keeping you upright and moving. Tendonitis is a tendon injury which may have only been around for a short amount of time. It is defined […]
What is Hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism occurs when thyroid hormones are being over produced by the thyroid gland. Thyroid hormones regulate metabolism in every cell of the body and therefore hyperthyroidism will affect all bodily functions. The thyroid itself is a butterfly shaped gland that is located below the larynx- in the throat. It is the only […]
The silly season is over and as most of us overindulge over the holidays, it’s time to priorities your liver health. The extra alcohol, rich foods, fatty foods and sugar leaves less room for our healthy meals and our poor livers are left with a lot of work to do Luckily the liver is a […]