By Nathan Reynolds: Chiropractor Victoria Point Chiropractic A commonly asked question by prospective chiropractic patients is: ‘Once I see a chiropractor, do I have to keep seeing a chiropractor?’ They mean, will repeat treatment be required to maintain any results gained. The short answer is yes. That’s like asking: ‘If I go to the gym and get fit do I have to keep going?’ Of course, you do. Chiropractic treatment can decrease neck, back and joint pain. When patients initially […]March 2, 2022 Stress
Supplied by: Victoria Point Chiropractic Stress can affect us all and be a significant cause of mental and physical dysfunction. Adults and children are increasingly feeling stressed during this unpredictable time where Covid -19 is driving rapid change on the way we live, work and play. 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, […]December 30, 2021 Happy New Year
We wish you and your family a happy and healthy 2022December 30, 2021 Selection and Use of School Backpacks
By Leonie Schooling: Chiropractor Victoria Point Chiropractic One of the most frequently asked questions we get in practice is: “What is the best bag or backpack for my child”. Here are a few key points to consider when purchasing a new bag for your child. Size: The backpack should never be wider or longer than your child’s torso, and the pack should not hang more than 10 centimetres below the waistline. A backpack that hangs too low increases the weight […]November 10, 2021 Festive Self-Care
By Bethany Higgins: Chiropractor Victoria Point Chiropractic The year 2021 has bought much focus on avoiding illness. One important aspect of this is to arm ourselves with good health. I want to challenge you to empower and strengthen your health and immunity through the festive season in fun and enjoyable ways. This certainly doesn’t mean you have to give up the chocolate cake and take on heavy exercise regimes. Being well and healthy is a fun lifestyle. A Healthy body […]September 3, 2021 What is Chiropractic and how can Chiropractors Help?
By Sarah Young: Chiropractor Victoria Point Chiropractic Chiropractic is a manual focused therapy, with the word chiropractic meaning “done by hand”. Chiropractic is concerned with the diagnosis, management, and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system (spine). This includes the effects of these disorders on the function of the nervous system and general health. Consumers usually seek chiropractic because they are experiencing mobility dysfunction, back pain, neck pain, headaches, as well as for general health and wellbeing. Chiropractors in […]July 2, 2021 Are you living in Sympathetic Dominance?
By Sarah Young: Chiropractor Victoria Point Chiropractic The body lives in a delicate balance between rest or digest (parasympathetic nervous system) and fight or flight (sympathetic nervous system). When your body is deprived of time and energy to rest and restore itself, the balance is disturbed and the parasympathetic nervous system loses control of its four major functions– rest, digestion, repair, and reproduction. Modern day life does not improve this scenario, where being overwhelmed and overworked on a continuous basis […]June 29, 2021 Queensland Government Covid-19 Lockdown
Lockdown announced Tuesday 29/06/2021 for many Queensland regions due to an outbreak of the highly infectious Delta variant of Covid-19. The lockdown is effective from: 6pm Tuesday 29/06/2021 to 6pm 02/07/2021. Brisbane CBD, Cleveland, and Victoria Point Chiropractic are open and will remain open unless advice to the contrary becomes available. Chiropractic and Massage appointments are unaffected at this time, but should anything change, you would be contacted by the practice you attend. To keep staff and patients safe we continue […]May 6, 2021 Joint Mobility
By Nathan Reynolds: Chiropractor Victoria Point Chiropractic It is common knowledge that we need to stretch our muscles to increase muscle health and feel ‘looser’. However, Joint mobility is often overlooked as an important player in decreasing pain and increasing musculoskeletal health. Mobility is key for joint health. When a joint does move in its full and correct plane and range of motion it creates pressure in the joint and surrounding tissues that promotes cartilage and ligament health and increases […]March 12, 2021 Take charge of your health and well being
By Leonie Schooling: Chiropractor Victoria Point Chiropractic Here are some helpful tips chiropractors recommend. Stretch Regularly Stretching loosens up the muscles in your back that are often responsible for back pain. Regular stretching also helps to improve blood flow to the spine. If in doubt, ask your chiropractor for advice about which stretches will be best for you. Pay Attention to Your Sleeping Position It is recommended to sleep on your back, or on your side. What about sleeping on […]