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…

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…

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Aches and pains? Look at the benefits of regular Massage Remedial Massage. What is it? Remedial Massage is a systematic assessment, treatment & management of the muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissues of the body to assist in rehabilitation from injury and overuse.  It is performed to create favorable conditions for the body to return…

Top tips to stop your schoolbag being a pain in the back Did you know that 75% of all children don’t use their schoolbag as recommended? With the school year about to start, chiropractors, Dr Damien & Dr Michael from Essential Chiropractic & Healthcare Clinic in Reservoir are reminding parents that heavy, poorly fitted and packed backpacks can…

It’s that time of year for celebrations, social events, enjoying time with friends and family. Flowing drinks and delicious food is all a part of the atmosphere.  With the overindulgence and more late nights, our healthy lifestyles can start to go out the door. However it is possible to enjoy yourself these holidays, and keep…

It’s time for a Postural Fitness Upgrade!  Let’s Get Back to Our Best this Spinal Health Week (20-26 May.)  Postural fitness is one of the new buzz words of healthy lifestyle thinking – and for good reason.  Over 2 million Australians experience back problems every year and postural fitness is one of the most powerful…

Getting good quality sleep every night is imperative to good physical and mental health. It could be said that sleep is the glue that keeps us functioning normally as human beings. Discussed below are four specific consequences of sleep and physical health, followed by four specific consequences of sleep and mental health. Sleep and Physical…