baby colic chiropractic

Any parent who has had a newborn that suffers from colic will tell you how heartbreaking (and frustrating) it is to see your child in pain and be unable to soothe him or her. While colic affects an estimated 20-25 percent of infants, experts aren’t entirely sure of the root cause. However, families have found…

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6 Tips to keep active in the office

Get up and move around at least every hour It’s really important to take a break from sitting at least every hour – set a reminder on your phone or computer – you can even get a few apps which will give you reminders Go get a glass of water; go talk to someone rather…

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Why walking more is good for you health

You don’t need a yearly membership or any fancy gym equipment, and there are no limits on age and fitness status to add more steps to your day. If you are looking for some motivation to get out, soak up the sunshine and improve your health and wellbeing, then look no further! Here are some…

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Back to School: The importance of good posture

Maintaining good posture ensures your body is in good alignment and that stress on your muscles, joints and ligaments are distributed evenly across your body. Poor posture can cause increased strain on your body, leading to fatigue, tight or achy muscles in your neck, back, arms and legs, joint stiffness and pain. Signs of poor…

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kids school shoes

Kids can spend more than eight hours a day in their school shoes and the right fit is imperative to reduce the risk of injury and pain in their growing bodies. When you go shopping for your kids, are you overwhelmed by shoe choices? It’s tempting to go for the most adorable pair, but choosing…

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24 Back to School Blog

Here are 5 simple strategies to help your child avoid ‘Backpack Back’ and keep their spine and nervous system functioning at it’s best. The Correct Fit: Avoid: A backpack that is too long. Children can be pulled backward which can increase the curve in their lower back, therefore creating more pressure on their spine and…

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What a fun time of year it is catching up and spending time with family and friends. Unfortunately though, many people let their health go, which they have worked so hard at achieving. Wouldn’t it be great to survive the party season with as little disruption to your healthy routine as possible? Below are 5…

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posture7

While at work, you slouch in your chair as you slowly fatigue after a day in the office. When you get home, you want to unwind so you spend a few hours in the garden with your back hunched forward. Or perhaps you prefer to unwind by sitting on the couch and watching your favourite…

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desk posture

The problem with sitting all day is the lack of movement for your spine. Movement of your spine is what stimulates your brain function. If you are sitting for the majority of your day, this can lead to detrimental effects on your long term health. Here are some easy tips and strategies you can incorporate…

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desk erg2

If you are in a position where you sit all day either at a desk, in a car or even at machinery, the effect of poor posture while sitting for long periods can be having a negative impact on your health.  Often people who are required to sit for long periods of time will eventually…

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