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Exercise is the Best Medicine

Bottom Line: We’ve all heard about how exercise if good for you. But did you know how powerful that statement really is? Nearly every major risk factor for chronic disease can be lower with as little as 15 minutes of moderate exercise per day. As you age, the cells in your body can become damaged, [...]

By | 2019-09-17T10:05:24+11:00 September 17th, 2019|Chiropractic, exercise, healthy living|Comments Off on Exercise is the Best Medicine

Spinal Traction: Reducing Pain Through Movement

Bottom Line: At a glance, spinal traction may look like a form of medieval torture. But, while at first, it may seem strange, the relief it can help provide is remarkable. Spinal traction offers relief from neck and back pain by reducing the pressure on spinal discs and nerves. Many people use spinal traction as [...]

By | 2019-09-13T12:06:53+11:00 September 13th, 2019|Chiropractic, exercise, healthy living|Comments Off on Spinal Traction: Reducing Pain Through Movement

Your Body is Designed to Move

Bottom Line: Your body is built to move. Every spinal disc and joint is designed to help you sit, stand, run and well…move! Your discs are soft enough to flex as you bend forward and back. The spinal facet joints slide as your turn and twist. The ligament-connected spinal bones keep you supported as your [...]

By | 2019-06-28T14:01:22+11:00 June 28th, 2019|Chiropractic, healthy living|Comments Off on Your Body is Designed to Move

The Brain + Spine Connection

Bottom Line: Every thought and movement in your life occurs through your brain and spinal cord, which is collectively known as the central nervous system. Your spinal column acts as the armor and pathway for your spinal cord to travel down and split into the nerves that reach every cell of your body. Millions of [...]

By | 2019-06-21T10:38:00+11:00 June 21st, 2019|Chiropractic, healthy living|Comments Off on The Brain + Spine Connection

Facet Joints: Gliding Your Way to Better Health

Bottom Line: If you’ve had neck or back pain that you could pinpoint with your finger, or experienced sharp pains when you move, it may be related to the facet joints of your spine. It’s easy to think of your facet joints like the “knuckles” of your spine. They are small joints and have a [...]

By | 2019-05-31T10:36:51+11:00 May 31st, 2019|Chiropractic, healthy living|Comments Off on Facet Joints: Gliding Your Way to Better Health

The Bowling Ball and the Pin: How Poor Posture Causes Neck Pain

Bottom Line: The average human head weighs about 4 kilograms. Each day we all walk around with a bowling ball (our head) balancing on a toothpick (our neck). We are designed this way to allow for the full range of motion we all know and love. Even under the best circumstances, this places a lot [...]

By | 2019-05-24T12:07:33+11:00 May 24th, 2019|Chiropractic, healthy living|Comments Off on The Bowling Ball and the Pin: How Poor Posture Causes Neck Pain

Taking Control of Your Health: Slowing Down the Degenerative Process

Bottom Line: The dreaded degenerative disc disease. Well, it may not be so dreaded after all. You may be surprised to learn that degenerative disc disease is a part of the normal aging process. As we age, our discs lose some of their water content and become less supple. This makes them appears darker on [...]

By | 2019-05-10T14:31:33+11:00 May 10th, 2019|Chiropractic, exercise, healthy living|Comments Off on Taking Control of Your Health: Slowing Down the Degenerative Process

Is Your Mobile Phone Causing Tech Neck?

Bottom Line: Staying connected to friends and family is easier than ever with social media. The tradeoff is that your daily screen time may be 1, 2, 3 hours or more. And let’s face it, a lot of those hours online are spent in an awkward forward head posture that experts have begun to call [...]

By | 2019-04-30T12:35:28+11:00 April 30th, 2019|Chiropractic, exercise, healthy living|Comments Off on Is Your Mobile Phone Causing Tech Neck?

If You Can’t Eat It – Don’t Put It On Your Skin!

Sounds unreasonable? Not really. Your skin is the biggest organ of your body, and its job is to protect us, as well as assist in detoxifying internal toxins (for example, when we sweat). It is also semi-permeable – that is, it has the ability to absorb from the outside in, as well as detoxing from [...]

By | 2018-04-04T10:53:25+11:00 May 13th, 2014|health supplements, healthy living, Hills Spinal Health|Comments Off on If You Can’t Eat It – Don’t Put It On Your Skin!

The Importance of Fish Oil – Dr Jessica Hambly

With so many nutritional supplements on the market these days, trying to figure out which is the best for you can often be overwhelming! There is a supplement for just about everything! Look younger, feel more energetic, help your joints, help your memory, renew your skin, hide your age... the list goes on. But there [...]

By | 2018-04-04T10:53:25+11:00 March 5th, 2014|health supplements, healthy living|Comments Off on The Importance of Fish Oil – Dr Jessica Hambly