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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

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