Posture tips

Posture affects us all in many different ways – from the way we look, to how our bodies function and our health. With so called good or optimal posture we look taller and more confident. We are able to breathe more efficiently. Less stress and strain is placed on our spines, and this in turn reduces irritation to our nervous systems. Our bodies function at their optimum.

So with proper posture, you’ll not only look and feel better, your body will also function better!

  • When sitting or standing – try to imagine someone pulling on a piece of string attached to the top of your head. Imagine that they pull on the string until you’re upright but not rigidly straight.
  • Working for extended periods of time in front of a computer can do as much damage to the spine as lifting heavy loads. Always take several breaks (every 20-30 minutes) from sitting – get up and walk around the office, do some stretches.
  • Ensure your work station is set up adequately to take away any unnecessary strain from the spine.
  • Try not to sit slumped on the lounge, better still—sit in a high-backed chair.
  • Avoid sleeping on your stomach
  • See your Chiropractor for more information!

Pregnancy and Chiropractic

A guest post from Dr Tania Kent (Chiropractor)


Are you pregnant? Do you know someone who is pregnant?

A lot of prospective mums and dads, especially first time ones, still remain unaware of the benefits of chiropractic care pre– and post-natally. Having experienced 5 pregnancies and 4 beautiful births, we thought it timely to address all things birth-related in this particular issue. While all our births have been different journeys (one hospital birth attended only by midwives and three homebirths), the one constant has been chiropractic. Read more

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Chiropractic is based upon the fundamental principle that the central nervous system is the master control system of your body. Your muscles, joints, cells and tissue, and organs are controlled and coordinated by your nervous system. Read more

Headaches and Migraine

Headaches and migraines can be such a debilitating part of life. The constant throb and pain, it’s hard to concentrate and hard to get all there is out of life. Read more

Low Back Pain

Low back pain is one of the most common neuro-muscular complaints afflicting the community. Approximately 8 in 10 people experience at least one episode of low back pain, costing billions of dollars per year in lost productivity and time off work. Also a lot of pain and discomfort. Pain just isn’t fun! Read more