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Pillow Use in Children – At what age should I introduce a pillow for my child?

From time to time, I get asked at what age parents should introduce a pillow for their toddler. This question is one in which there may be a number of different factors at play. Perhaps the child has asked for a pillow or maybe the parent believes the child should have one at a [...]

By |2021-01-13T17:28:28+09:00January 13th, 2021|Chiropractic, Education|0 Comments

Is the way you go from sitting to standing trashing your back?

Part two of my spine sparing series deals with something that most of us do for perhaps a large part of the day-- sitting. Check here for part one. Some say sitting is the new smoking but I wouldn’t go that far, as sitting is a very normal functional component of our daily lives, while [...]

By |2020-12-11T11:58:00+09:00July 8th, 2020|Blog, Education|0 Comments

Supporting Your Immune System

I have recently been asked by many people for suggestions and advice regarding keeping immune function at maximum. Research has demonstrated that there are many things we have control over that modulate our immune function. Get plenty of sleep Sleep is very important, your immune system depends on adequate sleep to function at its best. [...]

By |2020-03-30T09:08:36+09:00March 30th, 2020|Blog, Education|0 Comments

What is “spine sparing” and how can it help reduce pain in everyday movement?

Simple everyday activities performed poorly can greatly sensitise the lower back to movement and dramatically reduce its capacity to perform the basic most of functions. Have you ever tried tying your shoes, getting out of bed or out of a car, putting on socks, or getting out of a chair with a sore back? [...]

By |2020-03-23T15:31:23+09:00March 20th, 2020|Blog, Education|0 Comments

Information for General Practitioners

This page contains the basic information you may require, to refer to us. WHAT IS A CHIROPRACTOR? A chiropractor is a registered healthcare clinician who has expertise in the area of non-pharmacological, non-surgical neuromusculoskeletal diagnosis and management. Chiropractors have a minimum of five years university training, which includes basic sciences, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, neurology, immunology, microbiology, histology, pathology, critical [...]

How to breathe better with Dr Lotte Hansen

Dr Lotte Hansen advises her patients that if breathing is not normalised, then no other movement pattern can be normalised. Breathing is actually the foundation of our core stabilisation. In this video, Dr Lotte Hansen demonstrates a basic exercise to improve and normalise your breathing patterns.

By |2019-07-05T07:12:03+09:00June 19th, 2019|Blog, Education, Exercise|0 Comments

Angus & Bryce Exercise Adventures – Episode 3

In this episode Bryce and Angus visit The Metcon Movement in Gosford and meet owner Mitch and trainer Sri. Bryce and Angus happen to attend on "Movement Day", a session focused on lengthening, strengthening, balance and control. Bryce and Angus were particularly impressed with the focus on proprioception, which is a person's sense of "where [...]

What is Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilisation (DNS)?

Dr Lotte Hansen, Chiropractor, has a special interest in an area called "Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilisation (DNS). Dr Hansen uses this technique with select patients whose cases are resistant to standard chiropractic techniques. Since DNS is quite different to the usual treatment one can expect from a chiropractor, Dr Hansen has answered a number of questions [...]

By |2018-09-04T15:30:10+09:00September 4th, 2018|Chiropractic, Education, GP Information, Info|0 Comments

Is Growing Up “Too Clean” A Health Risk For Children?

Kids these days! It seems like every second child has asthma, eczema, nut allergy or some other allergic or autoimmune issue. It probably won’t surprise you to hear that scientists now refer to an “allergy epidemic” occurring in Western countries. Evidence is piling up which suggests that this dramatic increase in allergies amongst children may [...]

By |2018-08-22T07:19:09+09:00August 22nd, 2018|Blog, Education|0 Comments

Resistance Exercise Cuts Depressive Symptoms

Chiropractors have always understood that movement is life – meaning we must keep moving to be healthy! We know this applies for physical health, but research has been demonstrating for a number of years that movement is just as important for mental health. A new study, published online May 9 in JAMA Psychiatry, backs this [...]

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