By Peter Foley (Registered Podiatrist) Growing pains are a common complaint of young patients, with a recent Australian study estimating between 35 and 40% of children aged 4-6 years are affected. Older children may also be affected at any age up to the completion of puberty. What are Growing pains? Growing pains are typified by…Details
One of the most common and difficult health issues for many people is losing weight. With so much information (and misinformation!) around, losing weight or even knowing where to start can be daunting. Although diets and weight loss can be complex and varied, there are some really simple facts you need to know to help you get started or stay on track with your weight loss journey.Details
One of the most important exercises we teach patients in an effort to prevent injury / re-injury is correct squatting technique. Squatting is an integral part of daily living, for example, lifting, making the bed, and even getting in and out of your car are all activities that require this movement. A common misconception is…Details
We are very fortunate to have had the opportunity to add John Bartlett to our team at Coomera Wellness Centre. John is an excellent acupuncturist who brings with him 10 years clinical experience and a dedication to his field. He is passionate about acupuncture and has spent the past 8 years sharing his knowledge and practical skills through lecturing at Endeavour College.Details
(Please be aware that the following information is general only, if you would like specific help or would like to know more about when to stretch and when not to stretch, please ask to speak to one of our chiropractors.)
When you suffer from joint or muscle pain, it is important to work on maintaining as much flexibility as possible. The more flexible you are, the less likely you will be to further injure yourself. One of the best ways to improve your flexibility is by stretching before you are active.Details
Gold Coast born and bred, Lincoln has had a passion for the field of chiropractic from an early age. He uses his chiropractic skills and knowledge of human physiology to provide relief from back pain, neck pain, headaches and sciatica. Lincoln also treats a wide range of soft tissue and musculoskeletal conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, muscle strains and…Details
Neck pain is nobody’s friend, and it is definitely not an ideal sleeping companion. Pain-filled nights can leave a person dull, groggy, and not ready to face the day in the morning. Unfortunately, certain sleeping positions can further aggravate neck pain to the point it robs a person of a good night’s sleep.
If you suffer from neck pain, the toll it takes on deep sleep isn’t news to you. What may surprise you, however, is choosing the right pillow can make a huge difference in whether you lie awake grumpily watching the clock or snuggle cozily into dream land.Details
This year Spinal Health Week 2015 runs from May 25 to 31, with the theme ‘Get Your Happy Back’.
Every day more and more Australians experience disabling low back pain, neck pain and headaches, limiting their ability to work and engage in an active healthy life.
One explanation for this is the impact an increasingly sedentary lifestyle has on postural fitness. Think about all the hours you spend each day sitting at work or school, on a computer or other mobile device, watching television or playing computer games. Poor posture increases pressure on your spine which can cause low back pain, neck pain, headaches and fatigue.Details
Welcome to Lisa Ng, the newest edition to our massage team! Lisa is a highly experienced, passionate and caring massage therapist who is skilled at treating a diverse range of conditions. To say we are excited to have her on our team is an understatement! Lisa has a special interest and vast experience in the…Details
It’s no big secret that exercise is good for you. Many articles and books have been written and studies completed on the subject of physical fitness. However, lately it’s been discussed as to whether that five kilometre run or spin class is really enough. Is our work environment undoing any positive effort we put…Details
By Madelin Barratta (Accredited Practising Dietitian) It’s that time of year again where we start to pull off our winter woollies and start contemplating our exercise and food goals for the warmer months. But before you start on the next craze found on the internet, Facebook, Instagram or any other social media outlet, take a…Details