Back To Work Tips

Cheyne General Health, Workplace Pain

Almost half of all Australians work at a desk. Covid-19 saw many of us working from home at “make-do” workstations. In our office, we saw a lot of people who had had a recurrence or new spinal pain associated with working at desks or kitchen tables that were not designed for these purposes. Now that some of us are returning …

Love Your Spine This February

Cheyne General Health

February is the month we express our love to our special people. How about sharing the love with yourself, especially your spine! As they say, you cannot love others until you love yourself. A healthy spine helps you to spend quality time with your loved ones and even supports you when you give them a hug, so here are some …

New Activities Guideline

Cheyne General Health, Lifestyle Health

For the first time in 10 years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) have reviewed guidelines for physical activity. These changes continue to recommend physical activity for maintaining good health and reducing the chances of chronic disease (such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, high blood pressure or cholesterol). Lack of activity, tobacco use and obesity contribute to Australian deaths annually …

Put A Spring in Your Step!

Cheyne General Health, Lifestyle Health

Spring has sprung! The storms are here, and the temperature is warming up. Look at those Jacarandas! Amazing. I love springtime in Brisbane. If you’re making the most of this weather, before it gets too hot and the Holiday Season is upon us, here are a few tips to help look after your spine whilst you’re in the garden or …

Girl sleeping

Oh, For A Good Night’s Sleep!

Administrator Clayfield Chiropractic General Health

Did you know that about 1/3 of your life, you spend sleeping? Wouldn’t it be great if how you slept helped, rather than hindered your spine’s health? It is important that the way you sleep helps your body to get the best rest to help it to heal and regenerate. Awkward sleeping positions can affect your sleep quality and health …

COVID-19. Also known as CORONAVIRUS

Shaun Evans General Health

COVID-19Also known as CORONAVIRUS With the recent media hype and general chaos caused by the recent outbreak of Coronavirus, we thought we would look into it a little deeper and keep you guys updated. What is it?COVID-19 is an infectious disease recently discovered in China, in December 2019. It is known to cause respiratory infections, such as pneumonia. This is …

What can I do between my treatments?

Shaun Evans General Health, Lifestyle Health

As Chiropractor’s, we are often asked What is the best exercise to do outside of the treating room between treatments? Ultimately, movement of our spine and limbs is key. Decrease our time spent sitting (often in front of screens such as TV, our phones or computers) and increase our time spent moving! Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics in …

Healthy Children and School Bag Weight

Cheyne Child Care, Lifestyle Health

A concerned Mum recently asked me, “how heavy should children’s school bags should be?” Caring Mother It’s a great question! You may also be wondering how school bags impact on your child’s health. When your child’s bag is too heavy, it can cause back pain, changes to the natural curves of the spine, rounded shoulders, muscle strain and/or fatigue. Ideally, …

Time to do the Pre-Christmas Cleaning? Here’s some help…

Cheyne General Health, Lifestyle Health

All your extra visitors at Christmas time can prompt a cleaning blitz in preparation. And none of us seem to escape the weekly cleaning duties! (Maybe we should have been born princesses! 😉). These household duties can impact on your spinal health. Simple household chores can be a cause of lower back pain. A study in 2015 showed that 3.7 million …

World Spine Day – Get Spine Active!

Cheyne General Health, Lifestyle Health

World Spine Day (a Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health initiative) is held on 16th October every year. Every year people join in to empower and raise awareness of spinal disorders and caring for your spine. Worldwide, back problems are rated as the number one health issue. 50% of Australians are not active enough, which puts your spinal health at risk. The …