6 crucial ways to lower your stroke risk

A stroke is caused by damage to an artery. The continuous pounding of blood at high pressure can do it. Or fatty deposits can cause a blood clot. So what are the top six risk-busters for stroke?

The Pitfalls of Buying Exercise Equipment

The desire to get physically fit sometimes drives people towards impulsive, silly and expensive purchasing decisions. Unfortunately, the fitness industry is rife with gimmicks that not only fail to produce the claimed results, but are also dangerous and pose serious health hazards.

Guide to exercise equipment

One reason may be the difficulty people experience when selecting and using exercise equipment. Thanks to a growing number of fitness centres and home exercise enthusiasts, global equipment sales exceed billions of dollars annually. However, is it really worth your time and money? How do you choose?

7 fitness blunders – and how to avoid them

Even if you don’t have a perfect body, you need to be healthy enough that you can live and move with ease and efficiency. But the path to fitness is littered with obstacles. Read on to find out some of the most common roadblocks and how you can get over them. Then call us – we’d be delighted to help you deal with them!

Your healthiest year ever!

Imagine walking into a gym for the first time; you couldn’t possibly know where to start or what to do or how to not get hurt! You need someone to point you in the right direction, after determining what it is you want to achieve.

Your best gift to yourself this holiday season

Obesity and related health issues is a growing epidemic. The average person gains up to 2Kg during the holiday season; hence it is essential to follow a structured exercise program during and after the holidays to offset the extra calories.

“But I’m not injured or sick”

You may associate physiotherapy with maneuvering limp or twisted arms and legs through a variety of positions, or something you need when you’re suffering from some illness, stroke or MS. But what if you’re a perfectly healthy busy bee?

Is life in the 21st century giving you a headache?

Headaches during work, or keeping you awake at night, robbing you of rest and relaxation can be real frustrations. If on top of a stressful or tiring day you can’t get to sleep, you can feel like a limp rag the next day. Not only does it impact on you, but also your immediate family and friends.

Low-impact or high-impact exercise.. Which is best for me?

Exercise is just exercise, right? You move around, burn some calories, lose some weight (hopefully) and get fitter. What’s to know about it? You either like jumping around (high-impact exercise), or you don’t – in which case, low-impact is just your cup of tea. Both are included in the term “cardio,” which means you develop a fit heart and excellent circulation whichever your preference.

Is your computer a sitting death trap?

Even though you may be using it to earn a living, with the long hours of sitting, repetitive movements, poor posture and a badly set up workstation, your computer might well be your death warrant!

Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression:

Take the first step toward reclaiming your life against back pain.