Why Wear Orthotics? There are 3 arches of the foot: media, lateral and transverse (inside, outside and across). Most generic orthotics only support the medial arch. As we age and continue to put weight on our feet, the ligaments in the arches are prone to stretching and flattening out. This loss of arch support can … Continue reading Why Wear Orthotics?
Approximately 80% of the population will suffer from low back pain throughout their lives. Back pain can be caused from a number of factors including spinal misalignment, disc bulges, “pinched” nerves, fracture, muscle or ligament injury. Back pain can come and go for a period of time. Pain is never a good indication of spinal … Continue reading Back Pain
Why is Magnesium Important? Magnesium is an important mineral for healthy heart function, energy production, bone strength and muscle activity. It is found in a variety of foods including legumes, green leafy vegetables, whole grains and seeds and fruits. Despite being in a range of foods, many Australians fail to meet the recommended daily intake … Continue reading Why is Magnesium Important?