Many people living in Mandurah suffer from long-term back pain or neck pain, and while we know that chiropractic is great at helping to manage the physical component of this complex condition, there is more that can be done...
Sciatica is a collection of symptoms affecting the leg, indicating that there is a problem with the sciatic nerve in that leg. It can be a very painful and debilitating condition, often leaving people desperate for relief.
Hold on to your sunhats. Going outside and into the natural environment could be exactly what you need. Studies from around the world show us that that nature is a health tonic ripe for the picking. From improving physical health to lifting mood, promoting relaxation, improving concentration, and facilitating social connectedness, nature seems to have it all.
When treating back pain, chiropractors often take a holistic approach, and will assess not just the area that is painful, but take the time to look at the spine as an integrated whole. This is because a problem in one area of your spine may affect another area of your body through compensatory reactions.
One of the many reasons people visit a chiropractor is for relief of sciatic nerve pain. Sciatica is a general term that can refer to several possible symptoms arising from various different causes. Confusing right? The good news is that chiropractic is often helpful in treating many of the underlying causes of sciatic nerve pain.
At Waters Family Chiropractic, Mandurah WA, we believe in the K.I.S.S principle - keep it simple, stupid! The more simple and easy an exercise/ stretch is, the more likely we are to do it! Even better - a recent study has found increasing benefits for people who perform a particular type of neck exercise called ‘isometric neck exercises.’
Every day your immune system does an amazing job of defending your body against disease. However you can give your immunity a well-deserved boost with just a few simple changes to your diet. Like any fighting force, the immune system army marches on its stomach. Immune system warriors need good, regular nourishment!
Sci-fi and yoga fans unite! Star Wars is a prime example of how simple lifestyle changes that can help us live more fulfilling, healthier lives. Take our dear Yoda for example: Yoda was a very capable and wise Jedi, and in his later years he understood the importance of a healthy body and a healthy mind.
Lets take a wild guess. I would say you are slumped in a chair or leaning over a table whilst reading this, with your head tilted forward and shoulders curved. And, if you are using a mobile device to read this, you are probably even more stooped with your arms bent at your side. Am I right? This familiar posture is what causes “Text Neck Syndrome”.