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 [...]
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. [...]
Well, this sucks. The zombie apocalypse has begun and practically the whole world is invited. According to the research available while I'm writing this, around 80% who become infected with COVID-19, will experience only mild symptoms and fully recover without any special treatment. But not all will be so lucky. Some people, 15% of [...]
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? [...]
CCSCC is pleased to welcome Dr Rory McKnight to our practice. Dr Rory, who has 20 years of experience, will boost our team at Wyong, allowing us to be open 5 full days to accommodate the large number of patients to be cared for in the Wyong and Northern Central Coast region. [...]
Just like that it is December! We have had such a busy here across both of our clinics, and 2020 is looking even bigger! One of our favourite parts of December is looking back at what has happened the past year and what exciting things we have to look forward to! All of [...]
We can't believe it's July. We have had an incredibly busy start to 2019 and can't wait to see what the rest of the year has in store for us. Here is a recap of what we have been up to for 2019, so far. Farewell Cathy In [...]
Graston Technique® Graston Technique® enables the treatment of soft tissue dysfunctions such as, scar tissue and fascial restrictions. It comes under a relatively new form of therapy called Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation (IASTM). The tools are made from stainless steel and comes in all forms of shapes, sizes, angles and edges. As the practitioner glides [...]
In this video, Dr. Lotte Hansen (Chiropractor and DNS Practitioner) explains how to do a breathing exercise lying face down. This is particularly good for patients with neck issues and can often give relief for neck pain.
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.