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Scoliosis is one of those terms that some people are petrified of and others have no idea what it means. Scoliosis is when the shape of the spine changes from straight to an S shape. The problem with this is not only does it have an impact on our organ function, but it also doesn’t…

The worst thing is having a jaw that clicks, cracks and locks. If this is you, then I want to start by saying there is hope! Your jaw, or temporomandibular joint (TMJ), is complex. It’s a little known fact that your neck function, head posture and your spine affects the function of this important joint….

Nobel prize winner Roger Sperry found that the more we move, the more brain activity we generate. In a world which is busy, we are constantly finding ourselves more and more sedentary. We sit more, move less and find ourselves stressing more. This is not an assumption, but documented fact! Our back pain specialist in…

In a world full of deadlines, pressures and responsibilities, we feel like we are constantly like a hamster on a wheel. It takes a toll on your body. We get it – life is busy, and the most important thing is to get stuff done without being weighed down by pain. So I want you…

Stress. It’s something all of us experience. Whether it be acute and sudden or more chronic and ongoing, we all have some form of negative stress in our lives. But ever wonder what stress does to our bodies and brains? In short it forms adaptation. Picture a goldfish in a tank. For that gold fish…

Ok. I admit that when I heard this statement I was not convinced. How does your brain control your posture if it’s your muscles are responsible for keeping your spine stable? Well, in this blog we’re going to be talking about just that. Our muscles are subject to our brain and nerves. Meaning that, whatever…

Your brain is made up of remarkable tissue. It’s the stuff that looks like a white cloud when you look at an anatomy photo of the brain. That tissue is all made up of cells that’s primary purpose is to communicate electrical signals around the brain. The white stuff that we see is fat. In…

It may seem like a simple question. But what is the most important organ in your body? And no, it’s not your heart.. It’s your brain. Our brains are remarkable. It’s the processing centre for our whole body. It’s like having a super computer, processing complex information at an astonishing rate. In fact, there is…

Stress is a necessary part of life. We all experience stress and an overwhelm of it at one stage of our lives. Those periods last for a short while and in some seasons a lot longer than we’d like. Stress can come in 3 forms. In form of our physical habits, biochemical habits (what we…

In our last blog, we introduced you to the concept of constructive and destructive stress. We also spoke about how important it was to keep the scale tipped in favour of the positive stress rather than the negative. We used the leaking bucket analogy to demonstrate the effect that positive and negative stressors have on…

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