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Digestion Perfection: Improve Your Posture to Beat the Bloat

Posted on 18 September 2018
Tags: Diet & Hydration, Digestion, Posture

You’re probably wondering what on earth posture has to do with digestion—they’re totally unrelated parts of the body, right? Wrong.

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Did you know your head is as heavy as a bowling ball?

Posted on 05 June 2017 by Ian Orr
Tags: Back Pain, Family Health, Headaches, Health, Neck Pain, Pain, Posture

"Why is neck pain so common", this is a question we get asked all the time. The simple anatomical answer is because holding your head up is like trying to balance a bowling ball on the end of a snooker cue. This presents challenges to the neck.

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The 2 steps to stopping headaches

Posted on 12 April 2017 by Willow Chiropractic
Tags: Back Pain, Headaches, Health, Neck Pain, Pain, Pain Relief, Posture, Stress, TextNeck, Wellbeing

Headaches can be a nightmare in our everyday lives, so how can we limit them or better yet, stop them altogether?

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To stand tall or not to stand tall?

Posted on 17 March 2017 by Lacey Prosser
Tags: Active Ageing, Back Pain, Pain, Posture

I grew up walking around my grandmothers living room with a bottle balanced on my head to improve my posture, how is yours?

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How is your posture?

Posted on 13 March 2017 by Ian Orr
Tags: Back Pain, Exercise, Headaches, Health, Pain, Pain Relief, Performance, Posture

We all know the importance of good posture, but what effects can bad posture have on our bodies?

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Could driving be causing you back or neck pain?

Posted on 25 October 2016 by James Barber
Tags: Back Pain, Neck Pain, Posture

For many people driving is a routine activity but too much time spent in a car seat is bad news for our backs causing 50% more pressure on the lumbar discs compared to standing up.

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Helping your body to withstand stress and prevent injury

Posted on 12 September 2016 by Matthew Smith
Tags: Exercise, Posture

Injuries, aches and pains - we all suffer from them. But have you ever wondered what causes them and whether there is anything you can do to help prevent them from happening?

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High Heels - Are they worth it?

Posted on 03 August 2016 by Lacey Prosser
Tags: Posture

A very high percentage of people, mainly women will wear high heels at some point in their lives, many wearing them daily. They may look pretty and help bring your outfit together but what is actually happening to your body when wearing a pair?

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Do the hippy hippy squat

Posted on 02 August 2016 by Matthew Freeman
Tags: Pain, Posture

As chiropractors we see a huge number of people with low back and pelvic pain and this is, very commonly, associated with poor hip health and mobility. Just why is it so prevalent and what can you do to help reduce your chance of needing this?

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We are how we move - the benefits of going barefoot

Posted on 12 July 2016 by Matthew Freeman
Tags: Posture

The amount of time you spend walking barefoot, especially on natural and uneven surfaces, could help improve strength and mobility in your entire body...

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How important is posture?

Posted on 10 May 2016 by Michael Gallagher
Tags: Posture

Did you know new research shows that people with an increased thoracic kyphosis (the curve at the top of your back) had a 44% greater rate of mortality than those with a normally functioning spine?

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