Why Your Body Is Like A Chain

The concept that the human body is like a chain has been around for a long time. The body is a complex network of systems that all work together to allow us to move and do the things we like to do. When referring to movement, most people straight away think of muscles, bones and joints. However, there are a whole host of structures required to function together in order to produce movement.

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Common Gym Injuries & How To Avoid Them

It’s a new year, and that means for many people, a fresh start! It’s the time of year where we want to get healthy and begin the year with a bang. Common goals are to be more active, lose some weight, get stronger, and smash last years’ PB.It’s at this point where a lot of people turn to their local gym or leisure centre. Lots of people together, all with similar aims in mind - to better themselves. Many of us will head to the gym or the pool a little out of condition following a festive season of excessive eating, drinking and probably a little more sitting down than we should - a breeding ground for injury to occur!

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3 Common Gardening & DIY Niggles You Can Prevent

With Summer, comes motivation – motivation to finish those DIY jobs, spring clean or get the garden looking fabulous for the sunny months ahead. This is fantastic, although it’s also the time we start seeing new injuries as people jump into activities without preparation, or with bad posture.

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6 Tips To Stay Well This Holiday Season

Well hey there Christmas – how did you get here so quickly? We love the jolly season, however it’s also the time where it is common for people to indulge in a beverage or two (or three or four) as well as feasting on some delicious Christmas ham and all the party snacks we inevitably consume (because let’s face it, they’re there and hey – we’re on holidays!).

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Golfer’s Elbow – Treatment & Prevention

It’s that time of the year again! No, I don’t mean Christmas, I mean it’s the Australian Open golf champs! The athletes on the green have probably had their fair share of visits to the chiro, and my bet would be that at the top of their injury list is the good ol’ golfer’s elbow.

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Dig it, Donate it, or Ditch it!

Spotless Spring has officially sprung! The spic and span season for all things to sparkle and shine is HERE! In other words, time for your winter slob to come clean!

WHY declutter?

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Pass It On With Pregnancy

Dear marvelous mother-to-be reading this, although motherhood is probably the scariest hood you will ever experience, it comes with incredible beauty and cherished gifts – may you embrace, connect and enjoy the journey you are on.

Here’s a little help to boost you healthily along …

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Posture Rehab & Stress Unwinder – The WHY And The HOW TO

“Posture correction is essential to ensure that nerve impulses can flow freely from the brain through to the upper chest/back and out to the nerves and muscles. When the posture is wrong, a feedback loop opens up, telling the brain that we are tensed and hunched up – something must be wrong.” Wayne Todd

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The Extreme Accessibility and Underrated Value of Walking

Read on for a simplistic and supportive reminder 

As the season transitions, as the air gets colder and the days get shorter, the resistance to put on the exercise gears may ripen.

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Happiness In A Cup – COFFEE!

Have you had your stimu-latte today?

Oh the famous yawn, a silent scream for coffee!

Not only is coffee the second most traded commodity after oil, it is the world’s most widely consumed psychoactive drug, yet thankfully it is safe in small doses.

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The Power of Habits

To experience a happy and productive life, successful people align their daily habits with their goals. As Robert Collie eloquently expressed "Success is the sum of small efforts - repeated day in and day out."

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The Value of Healthy Relationships

As health practitioners we aim to reduce physical, emotional and chemical stress. As social specimens whether we are aware of it or not, human interactions affect and influence each and every one of us. .

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Connecting & calming yoga along with Chiropractic

Traditionally, yoga is an ancient art form which originated from India, created to bring the mind and body into deep union with breathing and a series of poses and postures called asanas. In our fast paced western world, yoga allows us the opportunity to slow down, be present and in tune with our bodies. .

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The power of laughter and a healthier nerve system

For a long time people have been fascinated with laughter. Studies have been made to figure out why we laugh, what makes babies laugh and why we laugh when we are nervous. However, there is no grey around the fact that laughter is a universal connection that is both recognised and shared by all. .

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On the eve of a big goal!

Many people continue their lives with a limited vision of where they are going and what is important to us in life. I have been guilty of this at times too. After becoming a runner 5 years ago, little did I realise that this would challenge some self limiting beliefs I had but .

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Easy 8 Minute Routine To Get You Moving Again And Fit for Summer

Spring is here, which means Summer is just a few months away. Whether you’re a student whose Winter hibernation derailed your discipline, or your focus on work and family kept you from your regular workout routine; .

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What are you grateful for?

For more than two decades research on happiness has found an essential element to happiness is having gratitude. Gratitude is the feeling of being thankful and showing appreciation for what is in our lives and is essential to a life of happiness and well-being. .

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Early to rise

Yea, it MIGHT be frosty. Yes, the warm hug of that doona MIGHT feel irresistible- BUT –  throw back that doona cover (or ‘covers’ if you’re a Melbournian) and give your day the kick-start it deserves. Waking up earlier is the most effective way to CENTER your day. .

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Winter is coming!

By now you would have heard this term.  It’s a popular phrase, but also a great message of warning that there can be dark, cold times in each of our lives and that even if things are good now (summer) we should always be ready for possible dark times ahead, .

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Its never too late for a Spring clean!

Summer is fast approaching—the time for fitness, fun in the sun and waking up from that winter slumber. You may be struggling to shake the fog from your head or to find the spring in your step. .

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Are happy people the healthiest?

Could something as simple as a sunny outlook mean fewer colds and less ? You-Bet! Healthy people are Happy people. Think of a time when you felt the happiest? Were you also feeling healthy? Chances are you’re nodding your head in agreement. .

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7 Tips to beat stress this holiday season

Intensify your exercise A quick power walk at lunch or taking the stairs instead of the elevator are two easy ways to fit some exercise into a busy day. Stress gets stored in our bodies tissues, .

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Chiropractic care with the Paleo lifestyle is a win for many

‘Paleo’ is a way of eating that is based on the foods that our Paleolithic (caveman) ancestors have eaten for the past 2.5 million years. Before the agricultural revolution 10,000 years ago .

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Corporate health and wellbeing

Over the past 10 years, Back In Line Chiropractic has provided Corporate Wellness initiatives to Melbourne business. During National Spinal health week, we continued to do so. This years corporate health and wellness presentations focused on sitting correctly .

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Foot, Knee, Hips, Pelvis, Spine, Posture Brain

When you read the subject you are probably wondering how this all connects. Many patients initially present for Chiropractic care with pain often in one area of the body or another. .

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Chiropractor and patients run for the kids

Once again this year, we (Back In Line Chiropractic) fielded a team of patients and friends to do Run for the Kids. Having taken part in the event last year, I decided it was a great event and a worthy cause. .

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Chiropractic contour pillows

We sleep at least 6-8 hours per night on average and that could equate to a third or more of some peoples lives. Sleeping with the correct support is imperative. Many people ask what the correct support is. Well you best be sleeping on your back or side. .

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You have got to stretch to grow

The last 6 months have been a strong reminder of a life principle that could be easily forgotten. Never stay in too much of a comfort zone. This applies to life, health, love, business, friendships, or just about anything. Taking a huge next step in expanding the office with another Chiropractor recently, .

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Pop stars and your average Jo Blo – Drugs and Chemicals take lives too early

A few days ago, Whitney Houston was found dead in a bath supposedly from either incorrect drug mixing or misuse. .

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Djokovic with no gluten goes from good to great

Tennis has captured many people's attention over the past few weeks, especially here in Melbourne. I remember watching Novak Djokovic a few years ago. .

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