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
For World Spine Day on Sunday 16 October 2016, the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (CAA) is encouraging people to ‘Straighten Up and Move’. World Spine Day is a global campaign to highlight the importance of physical activity and improving posture for good spinal health and prevention of injury, as part of the Bone and Joint…Details
Wishing our patients fun and festivities on the Gold Coast Show holiday!
Coomera Wellness Centre will be closed on the Show holiday (Friday 1 September), however we are OPEN on Saturday from 7:30am – 1pm.
Our standard opening hours will resume on Monday 4 September 2017.
(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
Even if you have never stepped foot onto a court before, you may end up with tennis elbow. Occurring along the muscle that allows extension of the wrist, it is a painful condition that can linger for weeks or months. Previously, tennis elbow primarily showed up in athletes. Due to the increased interest in…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
It has been good, but it is time for a change. Time for a fresh new name that better reflects our services and who we are as a clinic. So we will soon be changing our name to Spine Sport Feet clinic! Oh and the elephant in the room…we are located in Helensvale, not Coomera. It has now been a few…Details
We apologise to any patients who have had difficulty contacting us via telephone recently. We are in the process of connecting to the nbn and have had some intermittent issues with our phone lines. If you have trouble getting through to us, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or for bookings, visit our website at…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
The Commonwealth Games are nearly here – our clinic plan and tips to help you navigate our local area
The Commonwealth Games are fast approaching (4 – 15 April 2018), bringing with them the promise of fun and exciting times…and certain challenges when it comes to navigating travel. First of all, we know that your health needs don’t take a break, so it will be business as usual at Coomera Wellness Centre for the duration of the Games (see…Details
As part of Spinal Health Week 2018, we at Coomera Wellness Centre are encouraging patients to make small lifestyle changes to improve your spinal health and wellbeing. Musculoskeletal conditions are very common, affecting 30% (6.9 million) of all Australians (including 3.7 million people with back problems). While in some cases this cannot be avoided (such as…Details