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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How massage can help

Your regular massage can help you to disconnect from your busy life. It will allow you to spend at least an hour completely focused on your own comfort, being more aware of your body, and teaching yourself how be in a relaxed state. Massage will relieve tension you hold in your body due to stress, […]

How to Avoid the Back to School Back Pack Pain

How to Avoid the Back to School Back Pack Pain by Kaushal on February 9, 2012 To avoid the back to school backache, the CAA recommends: Backpacks should ideally be no heavier than 10 per cent of a student’s weight when packed. Make sure the backpack is sturdy and appropriately sized – no wider than […]

School Backpacks

AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN are at RISK of PERMANENT SPINAL DAMAGE because of INCORRECTLY PACKED and FITTED SCHOOL BACKPACKS Adult back pain and spinal disorders may stem from childhood activities including carrying a heavily loaded backpack for 12 years or more of schooling. Many of the current bags children are using may be fashionable, but unless they […]

Back to school a pain in the back?

With bags this heavy, it’s no wonder many kids think school is a “pain in the back!” AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN are at RISK of BACK  & SPINAL PAIN because of INCORRECTLY PACKED and FITTED SCHOOL BACKPACKS According to an international study, daily backpack carrying is a frequent cause of discomfort for school children. School backpacks were […]