Healthy Children and School Bag Weight

Cheyne Thompson Child Care, Lifestyle Health

A concerned Mum recently asked me, “how heavy should children’s school bags should be?” 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, back packs …

Arthritis and Chiropractic Treatment

Cheyne Thompson Child Care, Lifestyle Health

Arthritis can cause joints to be inflamed which can lead to stiffness, pain, misshapen joints and loss of joint function. It can affect most joints in the body including the spine, hands, hips, knees and ankles. Continue reading to learn more about the different types of arthritis and how Chiropractic treatment can help! If you think you may have Osteoarthritic …

Kids Muscle and Mobility

Cheyne Thompson Child Care, Lifestyle Health

Now that school is nearly started for the year, let’s chat about why good muscle control and development are important for your child to achieve they potential for the school year and life in general! The skills we learn as babies and children set us up to learn even more complex tasks as adults. As the saying goes, “you need …