Have you ever taken a moment to look at your child’s posture as they use their phone or laptop? Seeing them slumped shoulders, rounded back and forward protruding neck, reclining in a chair or lying on their bed. Then at that moment telling them to “sit up straight.”
Have fun but don’t hurt yourself in the garden. Although you may not think of gardening as a sport, in reality it can result in as many injuries as a number of sports. One of the main contributing factors to gardening injuries is that many gardeners think of the activity as a casual afternoon and therefore inadequately warm up, stretch or prepare. Don’t worry the warm up “will grow on you”
Regular exercise is important for overall health and wellness. It strengthens muscles and bones, and improves our mental health. By exercising outside we are exposed to vitamin D which controls the levels of calcium in our bloodstream and keeps our bones and muscles healthy.
Between looking at screens all day, to mobile phones and even sleeping, our necks are in all kinds of positions day in, day out. For instance, Australians on average spend 10 hours and 24 minutes engaging with internet connected devices everyday.
One of the most obvious signs that a chiropractic visit may be needed is if you are experiencing chronic back pain.
Several factors can contribute to low back pain,including poor posture, excessive sitting, lack of exercise, using incorrect lifting techniques and much more.