What is ligamentous Creep?

What is  Ligamentous Creep (by Dr Angus Southwell – Chiropractor) Ligamentous creep is a term for a phenomenon commonly associated with inactivity. According to the definition by The American Journal of Clinical Chiropractic, as the time dependent elongation of a ligament when subjected to a constant stress. When the ligaments are elongated or stretched, the…

Give it a Rest!

Give it a Rest (by Dr Angus Southwell – Chiropractor) Sleep. We all know what it is and it’s part of a body’s natural process, but how does one get a good night’s sleep? According to the Inquiry into Sleep Health Awareness in Australia, 39.8% of all Australian adults experience some form of inadequate sleep.…

Miracles of Microbreaks

Miracles of Microbreaks (by Dr Angus Southwell – Chiropractor) Microbreaks, we’ve all heard of them before, but what really is a  microbreak? Unlike normal breaks such as lunch and morning tea, microbreaks are little exercises and stretches that anyone can do during the working period. The great news is….. they only take a few seconds…

Body positioning and pressure on the Lumbar Discs?

(Nabil Ebrheim https://www.huffpost.com/entry/body-positions-affecting_b_12008446) Body Positioning and Pressure on the Lumbar Discs (by Dr Angus Southwell – Chiropractor) When was the last time you considered your low back before undertaking an activity? Did you know that certain movements or positions, may place greater pressure on your lumbar discs than others? Our lumbar region is responsible supporting…

Frozen to the Bone

Frozen to the Bone  (by Dr Angus Southwell – Chiropractor) With the shift of the weather and temperature to the lower end of the thermometer, many of us are definitely feeling the cold in more ways than one. For some, a shift to the winter seasons means a flare up of different types of body…

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Poor Posture and Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care is based on various techniques utilised to balance the spine and nervous system. It’s an alternative therapy becoming popular across the globe because of the many health benefits of the process. A chiropractic adjustment is a practice of manipulating/ adjusting certain areas of the spine and joints by a trained therapist. While the…