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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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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Modern Living

There are four hallmarks of modern living that we see here at Necks Backs Sports. They are; We are much more sedentary than in the past – We need to move. Movement of the body promotes circulation, increases heart rate and improves co-ordination. When we don’t move our body adapts by losing muscle and tissue […]

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Amazing Coconut Oil

I am such a massive fan of the coconut. Everything about the coconut is amazing, but right now I want to focus on its oil. Extra virgin coconut oil is derived from the kernel of the coconut. Absolutely no heat at all is applied in the making of this oil. It retains all the flavor […]

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Sun safety

Don’t underestimate how good the sun is for you. Like anything when it is in excess is when it causes a problem. Choosing a sunscreen can be confusing. We know that an excess of UV radiation accelerates the aging of the skin, yet constant use of sunscreens, which contain chemicals, is also not supporting your […]

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Do you have Golfer’s Elbow?

by Kaushal Bhuta What it is and what you should do about it. Tennis Elbow is a commonly used term thrown around, but did you know that it does not only affect tennis players?  The condition also strikes Golfers, typists, gardeners, people who write a lot and any other activity you can think of that […]

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