Eating for Healthy Joints

Good nutrition is essential for healthy joints. There are a variety of nutrients that are essential for keeping your joints healthy including: Calcium Vitamin D Vitamin K Omega 3 fatty acids Calcium Calcium is a mineral that is essential for teeth and bone health. It is obtained from the food you consume. In the UK,… Read more

Healthy Spine = Healthy Body

The spine is the major contributor to all movements of the body. It provides balance to the skeletal frame, absorbs jolts, allows the body to move while at the same time protecting the spinal cord and spinal nerves. The brain and spinal cord are the only organs in the body completely encased in bone –… Read more

Time to hit the reset button?

Chiropractic is a natural, noninvasive way of helping the body to function at its most optimal level. May people think of Chiropractic as treatment for back pain, headaches or neck discomfort, in truth it is so much more. Chiropractic ensures your brain and body connection is optimal, allowing your brain to organise all cells and… Read more

Pregnancy & Chiropractic Care

Women go through many physiological changes during pregnancy. Chiropractic care during pregnancy focuses on caring for the mother and her baby. The nervous system affects every system of the human body. Keeping the spine aligned helps us to work more effectively, including the reproductive system. This is very important during pregnancy. It is common for… Read more

The Benefits of Vitamin D

In Australia, approximately 31% of adults have inadequate vitamin D levels (The Medical Journal of Australia). This number increases to 50% in women during the winter-spring months and people in southern states including Victoria and Tasmania. The main role of vitamin D is to support the development and maintenance of healthy bones and teeth. Vitamin… Read more

The Benefits of Walking

It gets cold in winter on the Mornington Peninsula. During these chilly days, it is tempting to rug up and stay inside in front of the fire. But you should avoid the temptation and try to get outside for a walk everyday. This improves your physical and mental health. Walking provides numerous benefits including: Arterial… Read more