Magnesium – What is it?

Magnesium – What is it?

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body and is essential to good health. Approximately 50% of total body magnesium is found in bone. The other half is found predominantly inside cells of body tissues and organs. Only 1% of magnesium is found in...
Tradesmen’s Health and Chiropractic

Tradesmen’s Health and Chiropractic

Tradies have among the highest number of injuries, musculoskeletal conditions and other health and safety risks of any profession. Every day 10 tradies are badly injured at work. That is 3650 tradies a year on workers compensation. Nearly a quarter of all roofers,...
Sleep Well

Sleep Well

Towards Wellness – Get More Sleep What can help you feel more energized during the day, improve your mood and even help you lose weight? Sleep! The body repairs and regenerates during sleep. Even calcium is added to bones while you slumber. Getting adequate sleep is...

Fitbit Charge HR Review. Can it help you?

Fitness trackers are more popular everyday and with Apple recently releasing its new watch, that trend will continue. Can they guide you on your quest for optimal health? Are they worth the cost? I decided to find out.   Why the Fitbit Charge HR? What intrigued me...
Blisters

Blisters

While typically thought of as a minor nuisance injury, blisters of the feet are among the most common injury suffered by athletes and can lead to more serious injuries. Athletes should choose their footwear and socks carefully. The first defence against friction...
Health and Happiness in a Busy World

Health and Happiness in a Busy World

I have a bundle of projects on the go and I keep telling myself, “If I can just finish… then I can slow down a little.” Yet as life continues I’m discovering there isn’t EVER a slow down.  One thing finishes and two things take its place....
Shoulder injuries and Chiropractic

Shoulder injuries and Chiropractic

Life can bring activities and sports that can result in some common injuries involving the shoulder. Sports such as tennis, golf, swimming, soccer, wake-boarding or water skiing, even home maintenance work can all cause shoulder problems.   The rotator cuff is...
Chiropractic and Chronic Pain

Chiropractic and Chronic Pain

1 in 5 Australians experience chronic pain at some stage in their lives, and it is estimated that chronic pain is the third most costly health problem in Australia. Chronic pain is long-lasting, ongoing pain that doesn’t go away and affects the quality of life of...
Can Chiropractic help with Achilles Tendonitis

Can Chiropractic help with Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis   The Achilles tendon runs from the calf muscles down to the back of the heel bone (the back of the ankle). Achilles tendonitis is an inflammation of the Achilles tendon, usually due to overuse of the area. It is most commonly reported in athletes...
Vitamin D

Vitamin D

Australia is well known for its abundance of sunshine. Hence, it is perhaps surprising that vitamin D deficiency is a common condition affecting a large proportion of Australians. A recognised consequence of low vitamin D is osteomalacia in adults. It also contributes...