Ankle Sprains

  Twisted up Ankle Sprains So maybe you thought it was a good idea to jump from the roof, or maybe you just stumbled off a step. However it happened, you seem to be left with a sprained ankle. A twisted or sprained ankle is a very common occurrence. When you sprain your ankle, it may feel like you are …

Apps That Can Help Your Chronic Back Pain!

Looking to improve your spinal health and overall wellbeing? As part of Spinal Health Week (May 22nd-28th), The Chiropractors’ Association of Australia have developed a number of apps that can help. Track your walks, log your walking history and find walking events in your local area with the Just Start Walking app. Download from the App Store or Google Play. …

SPINAL HEALTH CARE WEEK (22nd-28th May)

Welcome to Spinal Health Care Week! If you or anyone you know is affected by chronic back pain, the good news is that you don’t need to suffer in silence. You can visit us to find out how chiropractic care can help. Jack Cowled is offering complimentary spinal screens this week only. Call us on (02) 8073 3337 to book …

Chronic Back Pain? Help is at Hand

As part of Spinal Health Week 2017, the practitioners at Live Active are raising awareness of chronic back pain and encouraging Australians to seek help. Spinal Health Week runs from 22 to 28 May and this year we are encouraging people to seek help for chronic back problems. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare defines chronic back pain as …

10,000 steps per day

Previously we discussed the use of wearable step counters and if completing 10000 steps per day is acceptable for all of our patients. Today we determine which of these questions are relevant to you, our patients. Live Active’s Key Questions to Answer Before Increasing Your Exercise:   Do you ever feel faint or have spells of dizziness during physical activity/exercise that …

Is 10,000 steps a day the answer for you?

Is 10,000 steps a day the answer for you? Welcome to Live Actives’ weekly article analysis Today we bring you an article on wearable step counters, like the FitBit or Apple Watch According to the latest research, in 2015 the dollar and unit sales of activity trackers grew by 110% and 85% respectively The good news about the increase in …

Exercises for Lower Back Pain

  Helpful Exercises for Lower Back Pain When pain flares up in your lower back, you may want nothing more than to just rest. However, moving around and exercising the lower back will help to strengthen the muscles that support your spine, relieving your back pain. Here at Live Active, our aim is to make you feel and function better. …

7 Healthy reasons to book a massage today

7 healthy reasons to book a massage today We know that it’s scientifically proven that a remedial massage works to ease sore muscles and reduce inflammation, helping your body recover faster and more effectively. Massage therapy offers a drug-free humanistic approach based on the body’s ability to heal itself. Not commonly known however, is that the positive benefits of massage extend …

How exercising can reduce your stress levels

How exercising can reduce your stress levels Stress is the human body’s way of responding to the imbalance between everyday demands made on us and our resources available to cope with such demands. The extent to which someone is affected by stress depends greatly on their attitude towards a given situation. Often, the more important the outcome of the situation, …

5 Signs you need orthotics

5 signs you need orthotics The average person walks 185,000kms in a lifetime, enough to circle the planet four times! 1.5 times our body weight passes through our feet with every step, the impact of which reaches approximately 3 million pounds of pressure each day. Walking and running freely without pain is the result of all the bones, joints, ligaments …