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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Necks Backs Sports Guide To: ACHILLES PAIN AND PLANTAR FASCITIS

By Kaushal Bhuta (Chiropractor) & James Teo (Podiatrist) What is it? Heel Pain is one of the most common conditions treated by Podiatrists. There are many causes of heel pain, however, it is usually the result of faulty mechanics in the way we walk. This can place too much stress on the heel bone and […]

Heel Pain

By James Teo & Kaushal Bhuta Heel Pain is one of the most common conditions treated by Podiatrists. There are many causes of heel pain, however, it is usually the result of faulty mechanics in the way we walk. This can place too much stress on the heel bone and the soft tissue attached to […]

The Role of the Podiatrist in the Treatment of Common Winter Sports Injuries

By James Teo B.Sc (Podiatry) & Kaushal Bhuta Sports are vital for overall fitness. However, problems may arise in the feet, ankles, hips, knees and spine when increased stresses from sporting activities are placed on them. Often, simple warming up properly and choosing the right footwear is adequate in preventing injury. However, there are cases […]

Siri’s thoughts on Necks Backs Sports

Siri’s thoughts on Necks Backs Sports by Kaushal on February 16, 2012 This is what Siri (iPhone) typed when one of our patients said “Chiropractic Appointment”