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How To Control Your Stress

For many years Chiropractor Dr Eric Hansen has been treating patients with anxiety and stress with great success in decreasing the harmful effects prolonged stress can have on your body. Unfortunately, stress is a natural part of life. The reaction your body has to stress is highly evolved to allow you to function for a [...]

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is the most commonly diagnosed sports injury and yet its cause and treatment are still relatively unclear. Pain is localized to retropatellar (behind the knee) and is directly related to the tracking of the kneecap. It is a multifaceted pain syndrome that is related to biomechanical dysfunctions, muscular problems, overuse and [...]

Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction and your Pregnancy

It is common for women from around the 12-week mark of their pregnancy to feel pain down the front of their pelvis. And an all too common response is that it is “normal” and so women put up with it! But they need not!   In preparation for birth a pregnancy hormone, ‘relaxin’ is released [...]

How Vitamin D helps your Bones

Here in Australia we have a love/hate relationship with the sun. We love the outdoors but it comes with its drawbacks – sunburn and unfortunately this could lead to skin cancers. Ironically we have been told recently that we must spend time in the sunshine without sunscreen or protection! Why you ask?! For the health [...]

How to be a Healthier More Attractive YOU!

Have you ever noticed that the people who catch your eye tend to be standing taller than the rest? Poor posture affects the ability of the body to function. Just like stepping on a hose and lessening or stopping the flow of water, having a vertebra out of alignment we can see the same effect [...]

7 Ways To A Better Nights Sleep

  Tip #1 – keep to your circadian rhythm. Your body has a natural sleep-wake cycle. If you maintain a consistent pattern of sleeping and waking at similar times your body will thank you for it. You may need to experiment with what works best for you so over the next 2 weeks play with [...]

3 Ways to Improve Oxygenation

1. Improve your posture 2. Balanced diet 3. Exercise It is no surprise with that the lifestyle choices today of the general public have resulted in a progressively “unhealthy” society. The key problem to this health epidemic is poor posture. The spine houses your spinal cord, which is the major communicating part of your nervous [...]

The Dangers of The Dreaded Schoolbag!

  When was the last time you picked up your child’s backpack? It is astonishing just how heavy they are! How much attention do you pay to the way your child carries their backpack? One shoulder? Hanging around their bottom? Why isn’t it cool to wear your backpack up high and held firmly against your back? [...]

Improving Productivity

We all know that chiropractic care shows great effectiveness with things such as back pain, neck pain, migraines and poor posture but did you know that it is also proven to increase productivity by 9.2%? (1)   Current research that has been published by the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics has shown that movement [...]

Posture, Personality and Pain

 Have you ever noticed that the more confident, attractive, exuberant people seem to stand taller than the rest? A recent study done with a sample of French-Canadians found that introverts were more likely to have poor posture and a lower pain threshold (1). The study, that was conducted this year (2012), found that there is [...]