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

How Heavy is That Backpack?

Bottom Line: Even though an iPad can store an entire library worth of books, most kids still trudge to and from school each day carrying an oversized and overweight backpack filled with heavy textbooks. While it may not seem like a big deal, recent studies have shown that carrying the weight of a typical backpack [...]

By | 2019-08-13T11:12:57+11:00 August 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Heavy is That Backpack?

Growing Up with Good Posture

Bottom Line: “Sit up straight!” We’ve all heard it (or said it) a million times, but many people aren’t aware that poor posture as a kid can create health challenges later in life. Rounded shoulders (scapular protrusion), swayback (lumbar hyperlordosis) and a hunched upper back (thoracic hyperkyphosis) are all postural imbalances that place a tremendous [...]

By | 2019-08-06T11:12:03+11:00 August 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Growing Up with Good Posture

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