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5 Simple Strategies to Prevent or Minimise the Effects of Text Neck

How to Minimise the Effects of Text Neck A recent study showed that almost 80% of the population between the ages 18 and 44 claim they carry their cell phones for over 90% of their waking day. The stress of constantly looking down at a phone leads to a host of problems stemming from what […]

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Warning; 5 reasons to avoid sleeping pills - and answers to what you can do instead

Warning; 5 reasons to avoid sleeping pills – and answers to what you can do instead

Sleeping pills (drugs) become the treatment of choice for most who need help falling asleep or staying asleep every night. The problem with relying on drugs begins with enduring dangerous side effects and ends with the fact that drugs do not target or fix the cause of the sleep issue. Why should you avoid Sleeping […]

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Poor posture increases the risk of coronary heart disease by 64%

Heart disease – the silent killer People tend to equate poor posture to a visually cosmetic problem. Slumped shoulders, hunched backs, and tilted posture end up being viewed as an unflattering external issue. A much more dangerous internal concern lies beneath the surface. Poor posture negatively influences the health of the entire body and causes […]

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The Truth About Chiropractic For Children – What you need to know

Children and the truth about Chiropractic Care. Chiropractors all over the world check and adjust their own childrens’ spines on a regular basis. My own daughter is checked every single week and here’s why; Current science and research prove that providing care for a child’s spine and nervous system on a regular basis proves to […]

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Before you send another text – READ THIS FIRST

Could you or your family have Text Neck? Chances are you’re reading this while leaning over a table or slumped back in a chair. Your head is tilted forward and your shoulders are curved. If you’re on a mobile device, your arms are bent by your side and your back hunch is even more profound. Am […]

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How to Avoid Neck and Back Pain While Studying

How to Avoid Back and Neck Pain while Studying

Pain while studying is more common than you think. Exam time is understandably stressful time for students. While there is often an emphasis on the importance of diet and exercise during this time, students should also be mindful of their posture to avoid pain while studying. While studying students spend a lot of time sitting at a desk […]

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Don’t let your child go back to school until you do this…

Your child’s school bag, if fitted poorly, may cause poor health

Did you know that 90% of school children wear their school bag incorrectly? Poor carrying posture can lead to: • Neck and back strain • Spinal stress and fractures • Scoliosis • Cartilage damage • Spinal disc degeneration/herniations • Nerve pinching How can I check it? If your child’s head is protruding forward, or their […]

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Head over Heels in Cannes says your Chiropractor

“Head over heels at Cannes” says your Chiropractor

There’s been a lot of controversy in the last week over Cannes Film festival organisers refusing entry to several women wearing flat shoes at the star studded event. So outraged are women around the world, it’s been dubbed “flatgate.” In my opinion these ladies used their head over their heels! I know the arguments for […]

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