spinal nervous system

Using Ice to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Cheyne Thompson Joint Injury, Lifestyle Health, Sports Injury

Once you have seen your chiropractor or health professional for an assessment of the cause of your spinal pain, you may be directed to use ice or cold packs to reduce the pain whilst your body goes about healing. Cold packs can be used to alleviate low back pain symptoms by: Cold packs can usually be purchased at your chiropractor’s …

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The Good Gardening Posture Guide

Cheyne Thompson Lifestyle Health

We know gardening is a healthy and wonderful hobby. We also know that gardening, as an outdoor activity, can yield dividends for more than just dinner time! It is a great way to stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle as long as you are appropriately equipped with the knowledge to maintain the upkeep of your body as well as …

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Woman and Back Pain

Cheyne Thompson General Health, Joint Injury, Lifestyle Health

Women seem to suffer from chronic back pain more frequently than men. Spinal Health Week is an initiative of the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia and in May 2017 focusses on Chronic Back Pain. Chronic pain often involves the low back or Lumbar Spine. The Lumbar spine is frequently involved with low back pain issues. Women seem to have the following …

Walking with back pain

Why Does Walking Help My Lower Back Pain?

Cheyne Thompson General Health

Many chiropractors recommend their patients walk to help prevent and rehabilitate lower back pain, and to maintain good health. So why is walking good for you?Walking for 30-40 minutes most days of the week can help you to maintain your day-to-day functional capabilitiesFunctionWalking is one of the things that makes Humans different to other animals. We are meant to do …