In these unprecedented times, many of our patients and members of our Knox community may find themselves working from home for an indefinite period of time. While we are all trying to do our bit to stay safe and protect the vulnerable in our community, we also must create spaces at home that support our health and wellbeing. We at Bergamo Chiropractic and Nutrition Centre are here to help. If you need some guidance on how to make working from home, work for you, here are some simple tips you can start using today.
Want to keep looking and feeling your best throughout Christmas and into the new year? Are you worried about eating too much? Running out of time for exercise? Thinking it’s fine, in the new year I will set new goals?
Globally, around 31% of adults aged 15 and over were insufficiently active in 2008 (men 28% and women 34%). While your chiropractor can't be there 24/7 correcting your posture, the new CAA Back App can! Designed to act as ‘Your Pocket Chiropractor', the app incorporates alerts and augmented reality to help you reduce pain, improve posture, improve performance and 'Back Your Inner Athlete'.
Work hard at the gym? Don’t undo your hard work with an unhealthy lifestyle. Take a look at our health, fitness and wellbeing tips to boost the benefits of your gym workouts. Family fitness - Walking around the neighbourhood, spending some time outdoors at the local park or even just chasing the kids around is keeping you in better shape than you realise. If you’re struggling for time, make getting active a family activity, rather than trying to schedule time out to hit the gym.
Sleep is so important for us and impacts our health dramatically! In our fast-paced modern lives many people have trouble either falling asleep, staying asleep or both. Here are 7 simple steps to a better nights sleep, all tried and tested by Dr Kate.
How much do you value your sleep? Dr Paul Bergamo lists it as one of the key pillars of health alongside nutrition, exercise, stress management and nervous system health. Most people we talk to at Bergamo Chiropractic and Nutrition will state that they understand that sleep is important. A report on the online sleep survey from the Sleep Health Foundation in 2015 which asked questions of over 1000 people revealed that on average people are only sleeping for 7 hours per night.
Spring has arrived, the birds are chirping the sun is out and the flowers are blooming! This time of year the weather is predictably unpredictable. At least half of all adults claim to experience changes in their health with the changing weather including more frequent headaches, joint pain, tightness and even catching more colds. You can benefit from both physiological benefits and the psychological benefits of a massage. . If training is the stimulus for change and recovery is when the change occurs, then the benefits of massage can play an integral role in the recovery process recent studies have found that massage thanks of delayed onset muscle soreness and muscle fatigue.
This April all the practitioners and assistants at BCNC are teaming up for the Premier’s Active April challenge. We extend our invitation to all our patients and friends to join in the challenge to get moving more!
When I think of the term New Years resolution, I link it to an association with a goal to keep healthy, eat well and exercise more. New gym memberships, meal plans and practicing being ‘healthy’ is generally on the agenda for most people during the New Year period. These are all amazing focus points to help bring a positive effect into 2018, however, although for how long will they stay in place and keep you motivated?
In case you missed our news last week, our lovely chiropractor Reta is finishing up her time here at BCNC at the end of this year. Since starting here as a new graduate, in 2013, Reta has flourished and become an amazing chiropractor for all of her patients. It is now time for her to move onto next Chiropractic chapter.
Pregnancy is a treasured part of a lady’s life. Within a mums’ tum, is a deep bond with a baby that fills out for the rest of the mother child’s life together. Today’s blog looks at exercise and pregnancy, as it’s an important part of ensuring the best labour possible, with as minimal intervention as possible.
The weather has cooled, daylight savings is over and it is now becoming darker sooner. With all of these changes, it’s clear that autumn is here. The weather has changed and so our body needs to change along with it. Natural sunlight has a plethora of wonderful benefits.