Wellness Blog

September 22, 2021

Is Chiropractic in your Routine ?

Routine – A sequence of actions regularly followed In talking about the importance of routine during lockdown, we have looked at several lifestyle habits that are good for promoting health and quality of life. It wouldn’t be me if I didn’t mention the role or regular chiropractic adjustments may play in promoting a persons health and quality of life. The feedback often received from people who choose regular chiropractic adjustments is around how they feel both physically and mentally. The reason they feel changes in these areas is to do with the impact that the chiropractic adjustment has […]
September 13, 2021

You Are What and When You Eat

It is often said that you are what you eat. The nutrition you consume goes on to become the fuel that not only runs your body but also builds your body. Prioritising foods that are whole, seasonal, fresh and pure can go a long way to creating a better quality of life. Yet choosing to consume highly processed, high calorie but low nutrient dense foods can longterm impact a persons mental and physical health outcomes. Beyond just the quality of food a person consumes, quantity is important too. Over consumption combined with low activity will lead to the […]
September 8, 2021

Be Active

Continuing our series on Routines within lockdown, this week we look at the role of activity and exercise.  It is well accepted that exercise is an important lifestyle habit for good health but be careful as it can be a double edged sword. Just because some is good doesn’t always mean more is better. Over exercising can also have a negative impact with the development of overuse injuries.  This is why I think it is important to draw the distinction between activity and exercise and find balance between the two. Exercise for most people is about increasing fitness […]
September 1, 2021
Swiss Army Knife

Your Swiss Army knife of health

“Sleep is the Swiss army knife of health. When sleep is deficient, there is sickness and disease and when sleep is abundant, there is vitality and health” according to sleep researcher Matthew Walker PhD. Getting a full 8 hours sleep each night promotes optimal function of both mind and body. It would appear that no system within the body is spared and that a persons ability to make decisions can be impacted as much as a person who is over the legal driving limit. By short cutting sleep just  a few hours per night has shown to impair […]

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