On average we humans spend 33% of our lives sleeping. However, as chiropractors know, sleeping in awkward positions , along with the wrong mattress, can negatively impact spinal health and this also why Australians need to be made aware of the importance of correct sleeping. Do you wonder how your should be sleeping? Sleeping on [...]
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Spring is a wonderful time of year. The sunny days become more frequent, the flowers begin to bloom, the birds sing and our spirits lift. It is a great time of year to get stuck into the jobs we have been putting off, get out in the garden and spring clean the house. It is [...]
1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 cup milk (can also use coconut milk, almond, cows) 3 eggs 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking powder 1 Tbsp ground flax seed or chia seeds 1 smashed banana Maple syrup, Greek yoghurt and berries or extra banana to serve. Combine [...]
Seasonal Affective Disorder (appropriately named SAD) is very real and can be quite frustrating for some. SAD is a form of depression that usually begins in late autumn or early winter and fades as the weather improves people may feel depressed, irritable, lethargic, and have trouble waking up in the morning—especially when it’s still dark out. [...]
As some of you are aware, some big things have been happening to people around me. Sometimes when life becomes a bit overwhelming, it can be difficult to see past the negative and look at what you are grateful for. Being a ‘glass half full’ kind of gal, this got me thinking about the positives [...]
Weight-bearing exercise is well-known for its benefits to bone health, including improving increases in bone mass, whole-bone strength, tissue quality and fracture resistance. As bone mass becomes less responsive to exercise as we age, it may be beneficial to maximise bone mass earlier in life. One strategy is to increase bone mass in early adulthood [...]
Our bodies are made to move. In our modern sedentary lifestyle, many people are encouraged to sit for prolonged periods. Excessive sitting causes your legs and hips to become tight and leaves your glutes completely inactive. Have you ever experienced that moment when you stand after prolonged sitting and your behind is completely numb? Add [...]
Recently Dr Paije went to a seminar on Rock tape. Rock tape is a type of kinesiology tape. It is the colourful tape you see on many athletes at the Olympics and is very different to the regular athletic strapping tape. It is a rehabilitation tape that is designed to facilitate the body’s healing process [...]
4 large Zucchini 1 can black beans drained and rinsed 1 cup cooked brown rice 1 cup salsa 1 red capsicum diced 1/2 red onion diced 1/2 cup corn kernels 1 jalapeno cored and diced Splash olive oil 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp chilli powder 1/2 cup chopped coriander Salt to taste 1 cup grated [...]
I try to do my bit for the environment. I have heard many excuses for not doing “our little bit” for our planet. My favourite is, “what changes I make will be insignificant compared to the rest of the world and the people in it.” Don’t you think if EVERYONE tried a little bit harder [...]