What is forward head posture? Have you ever heard of the term ‘forward head posture’? No? We’re not surprised. Unless you’re a health practitioner you probably have never come across this terminology before. However, it is fairly self-explanatory. Imagine yourself sitting at your desk, hunched … [Read more...] about What is forward Head Posture?
Our Occupational Therapists Erin & Jacque are doing the Hawaiian Walk for Women’s Cancer A 35km walk to raise much needed funds for cancer research. All proceeds will benefit the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. Walking 35 kilometres is tough. Seeing loved ones … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Walk for Women’s Cancer
Last month, our team got the chance to help out at Parkerville Children & Youth Care. Parkerville Children & Youth Care is a well-established organisation with 114 years' experience supporting vulnerable children, young people, adults and their families in Western Australia. Their … [Read more...] about PARKERVILLE VOLUNTEER DAY
Towards Wellness How's your pillow treating you? Fold your pillow in half, then let go. If the pillow springs back, it’s in good shape. If it just lays there bent like a soggy potato chip, get rid of it. It’s not worthy of supporting your head and neck adequately while you sleep. Ready for a new … [Read more...] about FIGHT YOUR PILLOW
Australia is a sports-loving nation, winter is a time when many of our most popular sports for both spectators & players are ‘in action’. Australian’s just can’t seem to get enough of AFL, Rugby League & Union plus the recent surge in netball, of course there are many other popular sports … [Read more...] about WINTER SPORTS INJURIES
Neurobics for your Mind Get your brain fizzing with energy. American researchers coined the term ‘neurobics’ for tasks which activate the brain's own biochemical pathways and to bring new pathways online that can help to strengthen or preserve brain circuits. Brush your teeth with your ‘other’ … [Read more...] about Towards Wellness
So you have slipped a disc have you? Your 23 discs are strategically positioned between the bones of your spinal column, attached to the vertebra, they act as shock absorbers and assist with movement. A disc is comprised of a tougher outer ring structure and a softer, jelly like inner portion. … [Read more...] about SLIPPED DISC?
By this time of year, many of us will already have broken our New Year’s resolutions. There are a lot of reasons these heartfelt resolutions fail to materialise and one of them is that many are perhaps a little unrealistic. Add to that the fact that we can lack-self discipline, sink back into old … [Read more...] about A Better You – Langer Chiropractic & Soft Tissue Therapy Newsletter, February 2018