An Ounce of Prevention

By Kaushal Bhuta Recently, someone was asking me if I had suffered back pain.  I replied, “No, I don’t suffer back pain; however, my particular genetic predisposition was high cholesterol and heart problems within the family.”  Lo and behold, it was a few days after that, that I suffered an exercise-induced heart attack.  I say […]

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How will chiropractic benefit my child?

By Kaushal Bhuta As a child’s teeth grow, it is logical that we introduce to them the importance of good oral hygiene by twice daily brushing and regular visits to the dentist. A dentist will keep an eye on any barriers to their growth such as crooked or awkwardly placed teeth and advise of any […]

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Building up your immunity!

By Laina Collings Supplements Vitamin C – Oranges, mandarins, grapefruit, lemons, capsicum, broccoli and kiwifruit Vitamin E – seeds, vegetable oils and grains Zinc – lean red meat, fish and poultry as well as wholegrain cereals, legumes, reduced-fat dairy foods and nuts. Garlic – 2 raw cloves per day Omega-3 fatty acids – fish such […]

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What is stress?

Without stress in our lives, the world would be very boring. Stress is a response that is meant to elevate the heart rate, give us a heightened sense of awareness and promote what is known as a fight-or-flight response in response to a perception of a threat or threatening situation. This response is necessary for […]

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Tense? Headaches? Neck Pain? Jaw Pain?

Maybe We Can Help. by Kaushal Bhuta & Dr. Navin Kander Do you suffer from a painful aching jaw, especially on waking in the morning? Teeth sensitive? Waking with headaches or a stiff neck? Maybe you are clenching your jaw at night, known technically as bruxism. What does clenching my teeth have to do with […]

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IS SITTING DAMAGING YOUR BACK

It seems to be a little known fact that computers have ushered in a marvelous age of efficiency and speed. Prolonged sitting at a computer screen was not the position that human beings were designed for. There are many studies that show prolonged sitting and by prolonged we mean that greater than 20 to 30 […]

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STRENGTHENING YOU TO THE CORE

by Kaushal Bhuta The core stabilising muscles have been the topic of much research and debate over the last decade. In short, there are two muscular systems at work to support your back. The first of these is “phasic”, and these muscle turn on and off.  Muscles such as your biceps or the general muscles […]

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Relaxation, Stress Reduction and Meditation Classes

Why Should I learn to Relax, Reduce my Stress and Meditate? Meditation gives you something that nothing else can: It introduces you to yourself on all levels; the physical, the mental and intellectual and the spiritual. The classes will have a focus on these practices as they impact your health and well being.  Meditation will […]

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Weight Loss Tips

Never starve yourself – it will actually make you gain weight Fibre is your friend – 25g/day helps the digestion system running smoothly and helps your body absorb nutrients and can help you feel fuller for longer Eat smaller meals, more often – have 5 small meals per day, rather than 3 large ones. This […]

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It’s Occupational Therapy Week!

How can an Occupational Therapist help children? Occupational Therapists can help a child improve their cognitive, physical, and motor skills so as to enhance their self-esteem and sense of accomplishment. Occupational Therapists also address psychosocial, and environmental factors that can affect functioning in different ways. A child’s main job or occupation is playing and learning.  […]

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