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Screen Time – What is it doing to our kids?

Hi everyone, 2 weeks ago I attended and presented at the New Zealand Chiropractors Association annual conference on communication, I loved it. But what struck me was the message that we received from Professor Wayne Warburton on the significant effects of screen time...

Don’t Shoot The Messenger

Where the pain is and where the problem is are often different. Did the issue or pain start with a sudden blow or sudden onset? Then that is likely to be the location of the traumatised, damaged tissue.  Was the force of the blow significant enough to reasonably...

Bulletproof Your Back

Spinal Health Week is next week! Who's excited as we are?! Did you know that our spine is the keystone to your health? Your spinal health is vital to the wellbeing of your whole body? That poor posture is linked with breathing issues (like asthma and infections),...

Stress stress and more stress!

Stress, Stress and More Stress!! Stress, it is one of those things that we as humans tend to pride ourselves on. But why? Stress can be good sometimes, like if we are exercising, or have a test. But most of the time we stress too much and it can be detrimental for our...

Fix your posture – fix your health!

A couple of weeks ago I spoke about how posture can affect our health. If you haven’t read that post yet click here. This post will allow you to develop a good understanding as to why our posture is so important and serve as a base for you to use the advice below....

Posture – It’s more important than you think!

It’s no surprise that we love harping on about your posture, but we promise it’s for a good reason. You can probably remember your mum or dad always telling you to ‘sit up straight’ or ‘stop slouching’! Well, they may have not even been aware, but they were doing...

Perception of Reality

Did you know your brain and Central Nervous System are constantly changing? From one day to the next your brain is not the same. Scientists call this neural plasticity. Your brain receives a constant supply of messages about your body and the external environment from...

Your Brain, Body & Spine

In this video we take a look at the connection between the brain and the rest of the body. The spine’s role is hugely important (as I’m sure you’ll agree) but it’s imperative that your practice members understand that too.

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