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Valentine’s Day is only around the corner and many people are wondering what to get that special someone to show them how much you love and appreciate them. Well the perfect gift is a Valentine’s day massage voucher! Valentine’s Day is a perfect reason to have a massage and take care of your body and…

HOW TO EAT HEALTHY OVER THE FESTIVE SEASON

HOW TO EAT HEALTHY OVER THE FESTIVE SEASON Christmas is fast approaching and this means many social gatherings filled with indulgent food and alcohol. It’s important to continue to make good dietary choices over this period, to ensure your health is maintained to see you through the remainder of the year. Weight gain is common…

Lower back pain and sciatica, what can be done? There are few things that can be more debilitating than lower back or pelvic pain that is accompanied by pain running down the legs. This is known as Sciatica.                                            Researchers estimate that eight out of ten people will suffer from back pain during their lifetime, for many of these…

Bunions. What are they and what can you do about them? The Bunion deformity is thought of as a “lump” off the side of the foot but is actually a change in joint alignment of the foot. This condition can be both painful and debilitating. Bunions are a progressive structural deformity that occurs at the…

As part of Spinal Health Week 2018 (21-27 May), Dr Damien and Dr Michael from Essential Chiropractic are encouraging Australians to make small lifestyle changes to improve their spinal health and wellbeing. Musculoskeletal conditions are very common, affecting 30% (6.9 million) of all Australians including 3.7 million people with back problems. In some cases, these…

We all know that regular exercise is good for our body, but how many know that regular exercise is good for our brain? Studies have shown that regular exercise will help protect the brain from age related cognitive decline and more serious debilitating diseases like Alzheimer’s. Additionally regular exercise also helps with how our brains…

5 tips to keep healthy in 2018

More and more research is showing that the key to lifelong good health is what our experts call “lifestyle medicine” — making simple changes in diet, exercise, and stress management. To help you turn that knowledge into results, we’ve put together this manageable list of health and wellness suggestions to help you get healthy in…

back to school

It’s that time of the year again and as back to school preparations are taking place Dr Damien, Dr Michael and Dr Sharni are encouraging parents to be mindful of their child’s spinal heath this new school year. The back to school period is a great time for parents to check the fitting of their…

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10 reasons why your feet are so important! Your feet will travel around the world over 3 times in your life. In a life time the average person will take 128,000kms in steps which is more than three times around the earth. Your feet take a lot of pressure. There are times when you’re walking…

It’s that time of the year again to start spring cleaning! The sun is out and so are the pollens. Prepare your body now for the spring season ahead. Natural therapies can help improve your immune response and tolerance to the elements. The following are 6 tips to spring clean your body: Spring clean your…