Design a Year of Abundant Health

Design a Year of Abundant Health

Movement Is Essential Designing a year of abundant health starts with ensuring you’re setting SMART goals and taking proactive daily steps to help your body function at its best. Motion is life. Movement and exercise are the essential foundations to living your best life. Not only does motion help you feel better physically – research…

Creating SMART Goals for Better Health

Creating SMART Goals for Better Health

New Year, New Goals A new year has come again, and that means it’s time to revisit and renew your goals for better health. There’s no better time to evaluate your health, assess your wellness and to start making healthy changes. Goal setting may not be the easiest thing to do but setting SMART goals…

Get a massage to feel better

Get a massage to feel better

Why should I get a massage? There are a few answers to this question, but I’ll start with one – you actually don’t need to have a reason! Getting a massage is, for most people, an enjoyable experience and you don’t need to be injured or suffering before you choose to come for a treatment.…

3 Steps to Go from Exhausted to Energised

3 Steps to Go from Exhausted to Energised

Sluggish and Low on Energy? If you’re coming out of the Christmas holidays feeling a little sluggish and low on energy with aches and pains, you’re not alone! Any changes to your regular sleep and exercise routine can impact your energy levels and leave your body struggling just a bit to keep up – without…

What Causes Inflammation?

What Causes Inflammation?

Chronic inflammation is one of the most significant health issues many of us will face today. It’s been linked to everything from chronic pain to a wide range of other mild and serious medical conditions. It’s important not to mistake acute inflammation for chronic inflammation. Acute inflammation describes your body’s natural defence mechanism against injuries…

Pain in your back and legs when walking? It could be spinal stenosis

Pain in your back and legs when walking? It could be spinal stenosis

If you have back and leg pain when walking, it could be caused by a condition called spinal stenosis in the low back. Nearly half of people in their sixties will already show signs of spinal stenosis. In one in five, this will be significant. Symptoms of spinal stenosis can include pain, numbness and weakness…

Spinal Stenosis: How a Pinch in Your Neck Can Affect Your Whole Body

Spinal Stenosis: How a Pinch in Your Neck Can Affect Your Whole Body

Have you been told that you have spinal stenosis? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of people suffer from spinal stenosis each day, and it’s the number one reason people over 65 years old have spine surgery. Spinal stenosis describes the compression, or pinching, of your spinal cord, and it can occur due to a…

The Best Holistic Approach to Back Pain

The Best Holistic Approach to Back Pain

Physiotherapist’s guide to help you get on with your life quickly   By Tech Ding, Sundial physiotherapist   Most of us experience back pain at some point in our lives, and it can significantly change the way we do things and limit our activities. In some cases, it may feel like you can’t return to…

What are Spinal Discs Made of?

What are Spinal Discs Made of?

We all know spinal discs are important – but to understand why, the real question is….what are they made of? Simply put, your spinal discs are the little cushions that sit between the bones (vertebrae) in your spine. Each disc is made up of a tough, fibrous outer layer (annulus fibrosis) and a jelly-like inner…

Your Hip and SI Joint: What’s the Difference?

Your Hip and SI Joint: What’s the Difference?

While figuring out the difference between hip and SI (sacroiliac) joint pain can be extremely confusing, being able to identify which one is the culprit is crucial when you’re looking for relief. Your SI joint connects your tailbone (sacrum) and your pelvis. It’s very fibrous and has a limited range of motion – just a…