Archive for June, 2016

Designer bags, smartphones and high heels could affect your health say NZ Chiropractors

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Your choice of handbag and how you carry it may be affecting your health long term, according to the New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association.
NZCA spokesperson and chiropractor Dr Marcus McAllister explains: `Regularly carrying a large, heavy bag, texting and looking down can cause an alteration in your natural posture. When you add the combination of high heels it becomes a recipe for accelerated symptoms. The heels tilt your pelvis forward and cause adaptive muscle shortening over time, predisposing you to ...

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Whiplash and Chiropractic

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Whiplash is an injury to the cervical region of the spine when a great force causes the neck to go beyond its normal range of motion. The spinal vertebrae, ligaments, and muscles may be injured by this force, causing neck pain, headaches, neck stiffness, and/or cognitive difficulties such as dizziness or trouble concentrating.

These symptoms may appear immediately or after a few days.When the cervical spine (neck) is subject to whiplash, there is usually a combination of factors that contribute to ...

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