Health & Wellbeing

General chiropractic advice for improvement of your body and mind.

May 25, 2016 posted by: Rebecca

Take a deep breath

Adults take anywhere from 17,000 to 30,000 breaths a day, most of the time without even realising they’re doing it. Breathing is so natural that we usually take it for granted; until something happens that threatens our ability to breathe. ARE YOU BREATHING CORRECTLY? When you’re swimming underwater, you’re focused intently on breathing; namely how long… Read the full article…

March 4, 2016 posted by: Rebecca

Whats Causing Your Cough?

A cough, while common, can be caused by all manner of things; some fairly benign and some more health-threatening. Here are a few reasons why you could be coughing.   Respiratory Tract Infection: A cough is often a symptom of a cold, flu, pneumonia or other infection affecting the upper respiratory tract. Unlike most of… Read the full article…

January 22, 2016 posted by: Rebecca

Couch Potato

  With the recent cold snap and further cold weather forecast in the coming weeks, it will be tempting to stay in the warm and relax in front of the television for hours on end. However, with 36% of Brits saying that their back pain is triggered by sitting still for long periods of time, the British… Read the full article…

January 12, 2016 posted by: jystcreative

Winter Cold & Flu Defence

If you’re preparing for the cold and flu season here are a few natural ways to boost your immune system. The influenza virus starts in November, but doesn’t peak in activity until February and usually winds down in March. We are all familiar with the standard flu symptoms of fever, headache, fatigue, cough, sore throat,… Read the full article…

November 17, 2015 posted by: Rebecca

Leave Stress Behind

  Engage All Your Senses and Leave Stress Behind. Many people exist in such a perpetual state of stress that activities generally considered stressful actually come as a welcome relief. When you’ve been hard at work all day or find yourself faced with a screaming carload of children, spending a little quiet time doing household chores… Read the full article…

August 14, 2015 posted by: Rebecca

Driving needn’t be a pain in the back!

Confined in a fixed position for hours on end, stressed out by traffic and with the constant vibration, it’s not surprising so many people get backache after a long drive. Work, leisure and driving all contribute to wear and tear of your back over the years. Two out of three adults will experience back pain… Read the full article…

July 31, 2015 posted by: Rebecca

Protect your back while you travel

   Travelling for business or pleasure is a normal part of life. Travel is a commonly overlooked cause of lower back pain. Air travel in particular can be hazardous to your spinal health due to prolonged slouching in a confined space for several hours followed by dragging your suitcase through airport terminals. Here are some tips to… Read the full article…

June 11, 2015 posted by: Rebecca

Nourish Your Brain

  The ageing process takes enough of a toll on the human body without having the mind share the same fate. As we age, the brain is susceptible to various degenerative processes, from simple lapses in memory and concentration to outright cognitive decline or Alzheimer’s. Fortunately, there are simple ways to keep your brain healthy… Read the full article…

May 28, 2015 posted by: Rebecca

Stress

Stress is one of today’s “buzz” words. Psychosocial stress pervades modern life and is known to have an impact on health (Jamison, J. 2000). The average person will comment that they have experienced “stress” at some point in their lives; but what is stress? What is stress? There is no agreement in the definition of… Read the full article…

May 21, 2015 posted by: Rebecca

Healthy Feet

   Feet are one the most used parts of the human body; they are constantly under stress as we go about our normal lives. Feet work for us the whole day, whether we stand, play, run or walk. Many things affect the condition of feet including activity level, occupation, other health conditions and footwear. The… Read the full article…