Don’t Let Sitting Down For Too Long Become A Bad Habit

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Don’t Let Sitting Down For Too Long Become A Bad Habit From the office chair to the couch, Australians are spending more time seated than ever before. With many of us either still working from home, or under new flexible working arrangements, on top of spending more time at home, don’t let sitting down for too long become your new … Read More

Tight Pec Min? Try This Pectoralis Muscle Stretch

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Tight Pec Min? Try This Pectoralis Muscle Stretch The pectoralis minor is a small but very strong anterior shoulder muscle. It runs from the coracoid process at the front of the shoulder and attaches into the ribs. Because of its location, it is very commonly shortened and tightened with rounded shoulder posture, shoulder injuries, breathing problems and a variety of … Read More

Diaphragm and Core Stability: How Breathing Can Affect your Posture and Core Strength

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The diaphragm is an often-overlooked muscle located below the rib cage, with the sole purpose of expanding the rib cage to allow for inspiration and expiration during a breath. The strength of your diaphragm and core stability go hand-in-hand. This is because, when breathing, the diaphragm contracts before your core can stabilise and protect the spine. If your breathing is … Read More

Are You Suffering From Weak Core Strength While Working From Home?

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Are You Suffering From Weak Core Strength While Working From Home? It’s been nearly two months since many people have had to make the transition to working from home. Throughout this time, it’s clear that our day to day lives have changed dramatically, especially the 9-5 work routine. This change in work routine has obviously affected our posture and ergonomics, … Read More

Working From Home Guide: How To Make Working From Home, Work For You

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Working From Home Guide: How To Make Working From Home, Work For You Many Australians currently find themselves adjusting to working from home in order to help protect themselves and those in their community. But this doesn’t mean we have to let our spinal health and overall wellbeing lapse. In these difficult times, it is important to remember to put … Read More

Stay Healthy at Home During Lockdown: Remote Work Ergonomics

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Stay Healthy at Home During Lockdown: Remote Work Ergonomics With so many people working from home for the past four or more weeks, I’m noticing patients coming to my chiropractic clinic with issues related to their new working environment as well as their stay at home lifestyle. I have seen a trend of patients presenting for treatment with a range … Read More

Ergonomics at Home: Improving Your WFH Posture

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Ergonomics at Home: Improving Your WFH Posture One of the big changes we’ve immediately seen since the COVID-19 outbreak is the mass movement of people leaving their nice ergonomic office spaces to instead work from home. This has no doubt made massive changes to everyone’s workday but also to their posture. An ergonomic workstation setup will prevent you from suffering … Read More

We’re Open! COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update: We’re Open! As we continue to learn more about the constantly changing COVID-19 environment, the safety of our patients and staff remains our highest priority. We understand our communities concerns and are doing everything possible to continue providing you with our necessary services. The government has deemed allied health care providers including chiropractors as an essential healthcare service … Read More

TMJD: How to Recognise and Treat Jaw Pain

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TMJD: How to Recognise and Treat Jaw Pain Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJD) or more simply put, jaw pain, is a common condition that is estimated to affect approximately 12% of the population at some point in their life. Learn the causes and symptoms of TMJD as well as the best actions to take to treat jaw pain. What is TMJD? … Read More

Improve Spine Health: 4 Tips to Look After Your Spine

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Improve Spine Health: 4 Tips for Looking After Your Spine We often need a prompt to start a good habit. Whether it be a new year, the start of the month or simply a Monday. Practising positive spinal health habits will help you improve spine health and also help reduce the chances of experiencing back pain later. With 4 million … Read More