Tag: Posture

Posture and Fatigue

Your body’s posture is directly related to your health. Poor posture can cause a myriad of problems, including chronic fatigue. Improving your posture can ultimately improve your energy level, making it easier for you to live a full and happy life. Bad posture puts more strain on your muscles, bones and joints than good posture. [...]

Posture and Ageing – HOW postural chiropractic reverses it!

As we age, our bodies go through many changes. We lose bone density and muscle tissue. Our joints become inflexible and stiff. Over time, the weight of our bodies shifts forward, leading to an irregular gait and slouched sitting. Poor posture also contributes to improper alignment of the spine, which strains the back muscles and [...]

Posture and Arthritis

Poor posture can have serious effects on your health. Not only is poor posture bad for your body and your mentality in general, but prolonged periods of poor posture can increase your chances of developing serious chronic conditions like back pain, headaches, and arthritis. Poor posture seriously increases the pressure on your spine and can [...]

Posture and Breathing and Circulation

Most people, despite the benefits of good posture, have very bad posture. Sinking or curling into a chair is common, and many people are prone to slumping their backs. This is especially true when experiencing back pain, but what many people don’t realize is that poor posture is a major culprit of back pain. A [...]

Posture and What it Tells People About You

We all know that good posture is important, but what most people don’t realize is that your posture tells the world a lot about you. Good posture is important not only to your health, but also to others’ perception of your moods, attitude, and personality. People who hunch forward give signs that the person is [...]

Migraine – a neurological disease

According to the International Headache Society, and as stated by Headache Australia, one can be classified as suffering from a migraine when over a period of 4-72hrs the following occurs (1): Pain classification: (minimum of 2) – one sided – moderate to severe – throbbing – aggravated by movement Concomitant symptoms: (minimum of 1) – [...]

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 [...]

New Mothers and their Back Pain! Get relief NOW!

Women delight in the affects of chiropractic care during their pregnancy as a way to relieve the back pain caused by excess weight in carrying their unborn child. The benefits that can be seen during pregnancy can also be felt once your child is born! The impact of the changed lifestyle on a woman’s body [...]

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 [...]