(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 […]July 2, 2017 Chiropractor leave during July 2017
Nathan Reynolds practices at Victoria Point Chiropractic and will be taking leave for two weeks from: Tuesday 11th July returning Tuesday 25th July. Nathan and his partner Liila very proudly announced the safe arrival of their baby daughter on the 7th June 2017. Little Maxine arrived earlier than expected but she and her mum and dad are doing well. John Worrall practices at Brisbane CBD Chiropractic and will be taking leave for one week from: Monday 24th July returning Monday […]July 2, 2017 Making Exercise Simple Again
MAKING EXERCISE SIMPLE AGAIN (By Nathan Reynolds:Chiropractor at Victoria Point Chiropractic) Exercise is becoming popular and mainstream. Fantastic! However, great outcomes are only achieved when exercise programs suit individual needs. The truth is most types of exercise and movement can be beneficial and help decrease pain and increase quality of life if done correctly. The opposite is also true, most types of movement or exercise can be damaging if performed incorrectly. A big problem today is the involvement in popular […]May 9, 2017 Pregnancy and Chiropractic
(By Jenny Roppola: Chiropractor at Cleveland Chiropractic) Pregnancy is an exciting time. The pending arrival of a new baby is also a time of much change for both mum and dad. Unfortunately for the new mum, many of the physical changes to help grow baby also lead to added stress on mum’s body. The ever-increasing size and position of the growing baby can lead to more strain and stress on a spine and pelvis that is also trying to accommodate […]April 13, 2017 Chiropractor Kelly Mc Donnell has commenced at Victoria Point Chiropractic
Kelly was Born and educated in South Africa. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science majoring in sport science in 2009, commenced chiropractic studies in 2010 and completed her masters’ in 2015. Kelly is certified to practice dry needling, rigid taping and dynamic taping, and is also a qualified personal fitness and spin instructor. In her spare time, Kelly regularly participates in individual running, swimming and cycling events. Her lifelong background with horses drives Kelly to obtain specialised chiropractic qualifications […]April 13, 2017 Farewell and best wishes to Li-Sa Choi
We farewell Li-Sa on Thursday 13th April after nearly 14 years as a chiropractor at Victoria Point Chiropractic. She will be dearly missed by her colleagues, human and canine patients. Hopefully, Li-Sa will not be lost to the chiropractic profession longterm. Li-Sa is moving on to a new challenge in the movie industry, applying her artistic talents as a creative.February 2, 2017 What is the Cervical Curve and why is it important?
WHAT IS THE CERVICAL SPINE AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? (By Li-Sa Choi: Chiropractor at Victoria Point Chiropractic) A healthy functioning human spine should have 3 specific curves when observed from a side view. These curves act as shock absorbers, support erect posture, help with balance and allow neural information to travel from the brain to your limbs and other organs. The neck curve or cervical lordosis protects the neck from damage and irritation, reduces stress and strains on the […]