The Top Health Benefits of Vitamin D

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The Top Health Benefits of Vitamin D Vitamin D is a vitamin that is produced by the body in response to sun exposure. It is sometimes known as the sunshine vitamin because it is produced in your skin in response to sunlight. It can also be boosted by eating certain foods and taking supplements. Vitamin D is important for bone … Read More

Is Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction the Cause of Your Back Pain?

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Is Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction the Cause of Your Back Pain? Lower back pain is a very common problem with many Australians experiencing an episode of back pain sometime during their lives. A common cause of lower back pain is sacroiliac joint dysfunction or injury. The sacroiliac joint is the large joint in the pelvis formed by the hip bone and … Read More

The Top Health Benefits of Collagen Supplements

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The Top Health Benefits of Collagen Supplements Collagen supplements are rising in popularity due to the numerous health benefits of collagen intake. It can be found in most health food stores around Australia. Typically, collagen supplements are bought in a powdered form which is great when added to smoothies, coffee, or other drinks. I have used powdered collagen supplements for … Read More

Chiropractic Treatment of Sciatica

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Chiropractic Treatment of Sciatica Doctors of Chiropractic (DC) medicine regularly treat sciatica. Sciatica is a painful condition that affects many people. Sciatica is defined as pain that runs down one leg. The pain can be a referred aching pain or it can also cause numbness or changes in sensation in that leg. Chiropractic treatment of sciatica is effective for patients … Read More

Whiplash Complications, Treatment and Recovery

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Whiplash Complications, Treatment and Recovery Anyone who has had a whiplash will know how painful your neck can be even after a crash at low speed. The jolting motion of the car during a crash can lead to many whiplash complications including damage of the muscles and ligaments of the neck. These injuries, if left untreated, can lead to a … 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

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