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Burswood Health at the South Perth Community Expo

South Perth was bathing in the Perth sun on Friday 10 March and it was great to meet you there for the South Perth Community Expo. For our team it was a great opportunity to meet you, coming from all surrounding suburbs (South Perth, Burswood, Victoria Park, Perth CBD, and even a few visitors who had come all the way …

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Back pain prevention and maintaining muscle mass

Back pain prevention: here’s what you can do! Back pain prevention is relevant for all of us. And exercise has to be a key part of your treatment program. It’s where self-management comes in with a customised program, tailored to your needs. Muscles contain and protect the spine so it’s important we give our muscles the right amount of exercise, …

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Core Strength Training using a Gym Ball

Core strength training for your back Core strength training is a topic we love at Burswood Chiropractors. This video shows you a few exercises you can use if you haven’t got any chronic lower back problems. If you’re fit, and you’re doing them in a safe way with somebody supervising you, then you can make a big difference using these …

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Neck and back pain: 5 exercises you can do at the office

Neck and back pain: caused by sitting? Neck and back pain are caused by a variety of reasons but quite often you’ll feel it when you have been doing nothing…but sitting. Sitting behind a computer for hours is part of our modern lives, and it causes neck and back pain for many of us. So the first step to find …

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Get a firm bum and strengthen your back

Get a firm bum with this exercise! Get a firm bum without too much heavy work, with this very simple DIY exercise. Your new home gym is a simple Gym Ball, and in this video you will see why we strongly believe it’s a great Anti-Ageing Machine. As Perth chiropractors Dr Paul Staerker and Dr Kirsty Sterle will show you, …

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Get stronger core muscles

Get stronger core muscles To get stronger core muscles, many people do Pilates, Yoga, or spend hours at the gym. In this short video, Dr Kirsty Sterle explains what exactly we mean by our core. And which muscles are involved. Understanding your own body is an important first step to take better care of your spine. And that’s exactly how …

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Easy Desk workers exercises for people who sit all day.

Desk Workers Exercises: Why? Desk workers exercises are a great way to take care of your own body, if you’re in that position. In theory, by now, you’re probably aware that sitting all day can be bad for you. You bump into article after article, explaining you how evolution hasn’t prepared your body for this “sedentary lifestyle”. And then the …

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On chronic neck pain, whiplash and concussions

Chronic neck pain If you suffer from chronic neck pain, it can heavily impact your quality of life. We don’t realise how important each muscle in our body is, until we feel discomfort. For neck pain, it goes without saying that this can have a serious influence on your ability to work, travel, or live your daily life. At Burswood …

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Office exercises using a Gym Ball

Office exercises. Why? Simple office exercises can make a big difference. That’s because lower back pain is often caused by the way we use our lower back. If you’re one of us who spend hours behind a desk and a computer, then that’s where it’s good to inspect our habits and our posture. The exercises we have chosen for this …

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Stress and back pain: What’s the connection?

Stress and back pain: Is there a connection at all? Stress and back pain. They’re an interesting duo to examine. 8 out of every 10 Australians will experience disabling low back pain at some point. Now that’s pretty concerning. And even more concerning is that 3 out of every 10 Aussies will suffer chronic back pain. Now, you don’t have …