What Is Sciatica & How Can You Get Sciatica Relief?

What Is Sciatica? Sciatica is a common condition with some experts predicting that up to 40% of people will experience it at some point in their life. Sciatica is the name given to any condition that causes irritation of the long sciatic nerve that runs down the back of your leg. When this nerve becomes inflamed or impinged, a range … Read More

Good Questions To Ask a Chiropractor (AKA Chiropractic FAQS)

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Chiropractic care is not a one size fits all healthcare option. Chiropractors carefully assess each patient individually and tailor their care accordingly. By using a variety of non-surgical techniques, such as specific spinal and chiropractic adjustments, manual therapy and low-force intervention, chiropractors offer a drug-free, hands-on approach to spinal healthcare. Here are some good questions to ask a chiropractor – … Read More

Standing Desk Posture Tips

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Standing desks are all the rage at the moment and for good reason. They allow office workers an opportunity to stand during their 9-5 work day and prevent areas of tension associated with long hours of sitting from building up. Many people notice an immediate reduction in back and neck pain when correctly implementing a standing desk at their work … Read More

Health Tips for Athletes – Look After Your Spine This Winter Sports Season

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Australia is famous for its sun, surf and sand, but many would argue that the real ‘Australia’ comes out in Autumn, when the footy season starts. Aussie rules, rugby league, soccer and netball take over the lives of many families for the cooler months, sparking a passionate warmth in our hearts. Whether you’re a weekend player or a pro, these … Read More

Dry Needling vs Acupuncture – What’s the Difference?

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Acupuncture and dry needling are techniques used by allied health professionals. They involve inserting a very fine needle into various points in the body. While the technique of using a needle into the body is similar in each technique they actually have very different philosophies and outcomes. So, here we go – dry needling vs acupuncture: Acupuncture Acupuncture has been … Read More

OFFICE JOB? PROPER POSTURE TAKES PRACTICE!

If you are one of the 50%[1] of Australians that sit at an office desk from 9am – 5pm (or some variation of that) then you are probably guilty of sitting in that same position for most of the day, often unaware of the potential effects of poor posture on your spine. Between sitting at home on the couch, on the … Read More

Weak Pelvic Floor – Should You Be Doing Kegel Exercises?

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The Kegel exercise is an important part of the the pelvic floor. The pelvic floor has an important role in working with the other intrinsic core muscles in creating intra-abdominal pressure. What Is an Overactive/Underactive Pelvic Floor? The pelvic floor can be either overactive or underactive. Weakness in the pelvic floor is associated with lower back pain, incontinence or constipation. … Read More

What You Need to Know About the Intrinsic Core

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What Is the Intrinsic Core? Did you know that your core is actually made up of 5 muscles? The core is a hot topic and an area that a lot of people spend a lot of time and energy training but often the true intrinsic core muscles are left out or ignored in favour of the more superficial muscles that … Read More

How To Avoid Back Pain At The Beach This Australia Day

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Australia day is just around the corner and heading to the beach for the day or long weekend is a popular choice for Queenslanders. Ending up with back pain while at the beach or after a day at the beach is never fun – so here are a few tips to help you avoid back pain and prevent any unwanted … Read More

Chiro Can Help With Australia’s Back Problems

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More than 3.7 million Australians have back pain or similar problems according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) two-yearly report card, Australia’s Health 2018.1 While 16% of Australians had back problems and pain in 2014–15, this gets even worse, rising to 26%, if you are over 55 years old. With around 70-90% of Australians suffering from lower back problems in … Read More