1 07, 2011

Back To School: Is Your Child’s Backpack Too Heavy?

2020-06-05T17:26:47+10:00

Today, the average weight carried in our children’s backpacks is understood to be a staggering 30-40% of their own body weight. Repetitive loading on the spine is well understood to be a prominent risk factor in the development of spinal pain and considering today’s increasing incidence of back pain and scoliosis in children and adolescents, such facts unfortunately come as no surprise.

Back To School: Is Your Child’s Backpack Too Heavy?2020-06-05T17:26:47+10:00
8 03, 2011

Scoliosis And Neurology – A Better Understanding Of Scoliosis

2020-06-05T16:40:00+10:00

It was an honour to be recently asked by Dr. Anthony O’Reilly from The Chiropractic Alumni (tCa) to present a lecture on the “Neurology of Scoliosis” at a Sydney College of Chiropractic and Macquarie University Department of Chiropractic Conference (20 August 2011).

Scoliosis And Neurology – A Better Understanding Of Scoliosis2020-06-05T16:40:00+10:00
4 01, 2011

Easter Posture

2020-06-09T12:05:39+10:00

With the first round of school holidays coming on April 8-27 (in NSW), children are going to be enjoying a break from pencils, books and "teachers' dirty looks" for a couple of weeks over Easter.

Easter Posture2020-06-09T12:05:39+10:00
3 01, 2011

Are Baby Seats Good For Your Child’s Development?

2020-06-05T17:25:24+10:00

It is understandable that all parents want the best for their newborn babies. Just walk into any large baby store and you are inundated with devices that are proposed to be "beneficial to the development of your baby".

Are Baby Seats Good For Your Child’s Development?2020-06-05T17:25:24+10:00
5 06, 2010

National Chiropractic Care Week 2010

2020-06-05T16:40:46+10:00

We are in the middle of National Chiropractic Care Week, 2010. The chiropractic profession has concentrated on improving the posture of people in the office, at home, and at school.

National Chiropractic Care Week 20102020-06-05T16:40:46+10:00
12 01, 2010

Real Sitting

2020-06-09T10:24:37+10:00

While eating lunch in Crows Nest recently, I was reminded of just how often we sit in different chairs, and more importantly, how many of us sit in chairs that aren't built for our bodies.

Real Sitting2020-06-09T10:24:37+10:00