Stress is difficult to define because of its varied symptoms and experience for everyone. For example, a roller-coaster ride can cause anxiety for some but pleasure for others. The term stress, as currently used is the non-specific response of the body to any demand for change. Many life events or tasks are not stressful because resources are available to complete them without difficulty. Good stress known as eustress is advantageous when it motivates or increases productivity. Stress is detrimental when an individual […]February 28, 2019 Take a Well-Earned Rest – Relief Chiropractor (Annie Crick)
Take a Well-Earned Rest – Relief Chiropractor (Annie Crick) South East Chiropractic: Victoria Point, Cleveland and Brisbane CBD Chiropractic We hope you find time for some well-earned rest & recovery throughout 2019. In the short & long term, both rest and recovery time is crucial to mental & physical health & wellbeing. Rest is when the vast majority of our body’s healing & repair occurs. You may think sleep is just mentally checking-out for the day but it’s when our body activates […]January 5, 2019 Back to School Study or Work
Back to School Study or Work by Kelly Mc Donnell: Chiropractor at Victoria Point Chiropractic It’s that time of year again where the holidays are coming to an end and we need to start thinking about our return to school, university and perhaps to work. This can be a stressful time of year and in all the chaos that the “back to school” period brings, we often overlook small details that can have a significant effect on our future health and […]October 26, 2018 Lower Back Pain and Travelling
By: Chiropractor Nathan Reynolds from Victoria Point Chiropractic Christmas holidays are fast approaching and lots of people are getting ready to travel. Unknown to many, sitting incorrectly, especially in a car or plane can be a common cause of lower back pain. Many people tend to sit with the lower and upper back ‘slumped’ so that the spine makes a single curve in a ‘C’ shape instead of three alternating curves. This slumped ‘C’ shaped seated posture can put a […]August 28, 2018 Sit up Straight
By: Chiropractor Gareth Hood from Victoria Point Chiropractic “Sit up straight” was the instruction from an exacerbated mother as she stared at her son, who was slumped over his phone in a crouched foetal position. The son rolled his eyes and straightened his back. But after only a few seconds, he crumbled back into his slumped posture. This is not an example of a rare, isolated incident. Posture is being significantly impacted because of rapidly improving technology and sedentary lifestyles. It […]July 8, 2018 What is Massage and Does it Compliment Chiropractic?
By: Massage Therapist Elissa-Rae Chatfield from Victoria Point Chiropractic Massage therapy is one of the oldest forms of manual treatment. It involves kneading and manipulating muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia, (the internal connective tissue that connects layers of muscle) to improve health and wellbeing. Massage is not just beneficial in helping you feel better or releasing pressure through tight and sore areas. Over the years, massage has become a well-researched modality which has proven benefits to many conditions, including but not […]May 2, 2018 Prolonged sitting causes negative health effects so keep your body moving
(By: Rhys Dale – Chiropractor & Director of Cleveland Chiropractic) Prolonged sitting has been shown time and time again to be detrimental to our health. So, let’s have a chat about the negative health effects of prolonged sitting. The human body is designed specifically for constant movement. We have over 360 joints and around 700 skeletal muscles throughout the body. These structures function to keep our frame as mobile and fluid as possible. The veins returning blood to our heart […]March 12, 2018 Text Neck Syndrome
(By Kelly Mc Donnell: Chiropractor at Victoria Point Chiropractic) We live in an age where electronic communication technology and especially mobile devices play a big part in our daily lives. Almost everywhere we go, many people from the very young to more senior folk can be observed using mobile devices to check email, social media, YouTube, or just browsing to relieve boredom. Whilst this may be the new societal norm, as a chiropractor I’m concerned. The number of people I […]November 6, 2017 Holiday travel hints
Holiday travel hints (By Gareth Hood: Chiropractor at Victoria Point Chiropractic) The festive season is an excellent opportunity for relaxation, being with family, friends and is a time many people plan holidays that include travel. Having time off work can help lower stress levels and assist recovery after a busy year. However, even holidays can have some obstacles. It is not uncommon for me to rebuild of patient on their return from travel. There can be many causes for this, […]September 1, 2017 Neurophysiology for patients – How does chiropractic work?
Neurophysiology for patients – How does chiropractic work? (By Rhys Dale: Chiropractor at Cleveland Chiropractic) Chiropractic care improves the way you brain perceives the outside environment. We are constantly receiving information from our eyes, ears, nose and skin about what’s going on around us. What you may not know is one of the biggest inputs the brain receives is positional information from the muscles and joint capsules throughout the spinal column. When we have restrictions or disturbance of spinal motion […]