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Exercise: The 3 Types & 5 Tips for Success

As the weather continues to improve, many of us are finding that extra incentive to enjoy the sun, get outside more [...]

Nov 22, 2017

Do you have a back problem or a brain problem?

It is true that many clients initially come to visit us for help with back or neck problems. However the [...]

Nov 15, 2017

Chiropractic for Teenagers

The spine of a child develops rapidly in the first 18 years of life. Puberty kicks that physical development [...]

Nov 12, 2017

The Vaxxed Movie: What’s It All About?

This documentary deals with the debate regarding the connection between vaccines and autism. If you have seen the [...]

Nov 8, 2017

Get Your Back In Action

GET YOUR BACK IN ACTION AND STAY WELL SAY NEW ZEALAND CHIROPRACTORS   Research is showing that [...]

Oct 23, 2017

WHAT THE HYGGE? – Danish Secrets to Living Well in Wellington

    For over a decade I’ve been seeking ways to improve my well-being and live a happier, healthier [...]

Oct 22, 2017

8 Easy Tips to Reduce Sugar in your Diet

At Chiropractic Balance we look at the four pillars to overall health (Structure, Well being, Exercise and [...]

Oct 15, 2017

10 Tips for Optimising Spine & Brain Function

In a recent study thousands of people were asked whether they would rather suffer from a back problem or a [...]

Oct 9, 2017

How Long Do I Need Chiropractic Care?

In reality there is no right answer to the question of how long you need chiropractic care because every situation [...]

Sep 30, 2017

Spinal Curves – what they are and why we need them

On your first visit with us we assess your posture and as part of that analysis we look at your spinal curves. We [...]

Sep 26, 2017

“Baby, We Were Born to Run”

Spring (not Springsteen) has arrived in Wellington, and as the weather warms up (albeit slowly), many of our [...]

Sep 21, 2017

Media Release 11th Sep: PUT YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD FOR BETTER HEALTH

Taking care of your feet combined with chiropractic care may have a significant effect on how you feel according to [...]

Sep 10, 2017

Leaky Gut & Sympathetic Dominance

'Trust your gut'. 'Go with your gut feeling'. That's how the sayings go. But can we really trust our gut to [...]

Aug 28, 2017

The Scary Effects of Screen Time on your Sleep (and how to change your habits)

As part of Chiropractic Balance’s commitment to helping you lead an extraordinary life we offer lots of [...]

Aug 27, 2017

How Meditation Can Help You Thrive In Today’s Busy World

In today’s world of deadlines, demands and a general desperation to create more time in our days, in order to get [...]

Aug 20, 2017

Five Top Tips on Detoxing to Decrease Pain

Between the sugars, refined flours, caffeine, alcohol, dairy, chemical food additives, pesticides, and [...]

Aug 11, 2017

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

As Chiropractors, we often tell people they should be drinking more water. This isn't just because it's [...]

Aug 7, 2017

Is this the Bottom Line of Your Back Pain?

The terms “dead butt syndrome” or “gluteus amnesia” may be new but many of us chiropractors have long been [...]

Jul 30, 2017

CHOOSING A PILLOW

We spend a third of our life sleeping, (200,000 hours in our life)! Therefore it is so important that we make sure [...]

Jul 23, 2017

5 NEAT WAYS TO BURN MORE CALORIES AT WORK

Adapted from article by Krista Burns The “Sitting Epidemic” has swept across the western world, and people [...]

Jul 16, 2017

Salubrious Squats

As Chiropractors, our role is to check and adjust your spine to allow you brain and nervous system to work, [...]

Jul 4, 2017

Yoga and Chiropractic – a perfect combination!

I first started yoga back in 2004 whilst still living and working as a ballet dancer in Germany. I was drawn to [...]

Jun 26, 2017

WINTER BONE BROTH

Your grandma was not wrong about chicken soup! Being this time of year again in the windy capital I thought it [...]

Jun 25, 2017

Top Tips For a Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time full of amazing changes. It is also a time when women put a lot of focus and effort [...]

Jun 18, 2017

Vitamins, Minerals & Deficiencies: An In-Depth Guide

Many of us suffer from bad breath, cracked lips and agonising headaches. But they could all be a sign of something [...]

Jun 10, 2017

Chiropractic and your Child

At Chiropractic Balance we sometimes get asked why we also offer chiropractic care to babies and children and [...]

Jun 1, 2017

The Truth About Self Cracking Your Spine.

One of the most common questions I get on a daily basis in practice ‘is it safe to crack my own spine?’. We have [...]

May 28, 2017

4 Reasons Why Athletes Benefit from Chiropractic

The world’s fastest man Usain Bolt [1], multiple world champion shot-putter Valerie Adams [2] and all All Blacks [...]

May 20, 2017

Introducing the iHunch

By Amy Wiggins - NZ Herald The number of Kiwis suffering from severe neck or upper back pain is increasing [...]

May 8, 2017

ARTHRITIS

Arthritis is the single biggest cause of disability in New Zealand and more than 500,000 New Zealanders will be [...]

May 7, 2017

SPORTS CONCUSSION INJURY: TREATING THE NECK IS AS VITAL AS THE HEAD, SAY NZ CHIROPRACTORS

Media Release: 26th April 2017 Research is increasingly showing that concussion injuries not only affect the [...]

Apr 28, 2017

SOAK IN SALT

Magnesium is the second most abundant element in our bodies. It helps the body regulate over 325 enzymes and plays [...]

Apr 23, 2017

How to Deal with Stress: 33 Tips That Work

by HENRIK EDBERG “The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.”Sydney J. Harris“One of the [...]

Apr 12, 2017

Procrastination – the thief of time

We have all been guilty of it at some point, but what effect does the art of “putting something off until [...]

Apr 7, 2017

How to Choose the Best Back Pack for Your Child

Many kiwi kids walk to and from, and around school carrying backpacks filled with books, stationery, lunch, sports [...]

Apr 2, 2017

10 Things You Can Do Right Now for Immediate Lower Back Pain Relief

Low Back pain often strikes when something’s out of balance (subluxation) with the delicate column of bones, [...]

Mar 26, 2017

Invigorating Iodine

Iodine is one of the least known and appreciated elements. It is a potent anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic, [...]

Mar 21, 2017

ENHANCED PERFORMANCE – Lessons from life as a former ballerina turned chiropractor!

I recently overcame a fear of public speaking and went and spoke at my former training institute – The New [...]

Mar 6, 2017

Apple Cider vinegar! Why I love it <3

A personal favourite pre-meal ritual of mine is drinking a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water. [...]

Mar 5, 2017

DIY: Chemically Conscious Cleaning Made Easy

After the birth of my second son Henry, most people had no idea what to give me as a gift. They assumed I had all [...]

Feb 26, 2017

SIX THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT CHIROPRACTIC CARE IN NEW ZEALAND

It’s a new year and whilst we all have resolutions at the forefront of our agendas, the New Zealand [...]

Feb 15, 2017

HOW DOES MY CHIROPRACTOR PLAY A PART IN REDUCING MY RISK AND HARM FROM FALLS?

Late last year the New Zealand Healthy Quality and Safety Commission published in the New Zealand Medical [...]

Feb 8, 2017

Why most New Year Resolutions don’t work.

It's the start of a new year and if you are like most of the population you have had thoughts about what [...]

Jan 3, 2017

Bed Health

It may be the cosy sanctuary where we spend the most time every day - 49 hours per week if you sleep for seven [...]

Dec 14, 2016

BABY BOOMERS: STRAIGHTEN UP & STAY ACTIVE FOR A LONGER, HEALTHIER LIFE

A growing body of Research suggests the nation’s baby boomers should take care of their spines as a key [...]

Dec 11, 2016

The Ache of Ear Infections

Ear infections, otherwise known as Otitis Media (OM), are one of the most frequent diseases of early infancy [...]

Nov 22, 2016

INFLAMMATION – FRIEND OR FOE?

Inflammation is a buzzword these days in health circles as we discover that more and more diseases and [...]

Nov 16, 2016

Spring is in the … Sinuses?

Spring is in the air. Flowers are budding. Leaves are growing. And the days are getting longer. That’s [...]

Nov 5, 2016

WHY VITAMIN C FOR ME?

We know it’s good for us, we know that we should take it when we’re feeling a bit immune challenged by a cold [...]

Oct 25, 2016

Ditching Sugar

Following Roz's blog about Alzheimer’s and the link to the damage processed carbohydrates and sugars make [...]

Oct 21, 2016

The Water of Life

Water is perhaps the most important part of our daily dietary needs. Here are 10 reasons why you should [...]

Oct 10, 2016

What’s Your Story

               I love to read – anything really. But these days my go to material to expand my thinking or [...]

Oct 9, 2016

Sugar and Your Brain: Is Alzheimer’s Disease Actually Type 3 Diabetes?

Last month I said goodbye to my 88-year-old Granddad Maurie, who finally lost his battle with dementia. The last [...]

Oct 2, 2016

Raw Glory

Raw Glory desserts are made by Mashal - a good friend of mine - and are a delicious choice for an after-dinner [...]

Sep 22, 2016

Core Issues

                   We often talk about which muscles you should [...]

Sep 14, 2016

Our hospital system saved Henry’s life

My son Henry had the most beautiful entry into the world, he was in his own warm home and surrounded by a loving [...]

Sep 11, 2016

The Perils and Panaceas of Sedentation

The Dangers of a Sedentary Lifestyle & How to Overcome It Wake up. Get ready for work. Sit in the car [...]

Sep 5, 2016

Perfect Posture – More than Meets the Eye

Most people are aware of what is deemed good or bad posture and whether they themselves are measuring up to [...]

Sep 3, 2016

Why I have not used a Microwave for over 3 years

Despite being a common kitchen appliance, a radiation expert advises keeping children away from microwaves. I [...]

Aug 21, 2016

Magnificent Magnesium

As the fourth most abundant mineral in your body magnesium can be found in your bones, teeth and red blood cells. [...]

Aug 1, 2016

The Art of Good Breathing

What To Do When You Can’t Take A Full Breath (by Matt Waters [...]

Jul 23, 2016

You Are What You Think

Ever wondered why we ask you what’s been making you smile lately or give you recommendations for daily mental [...]

Jul 11, 2016

Paleo Double Layer Chocolate Cake – Plus FREE Birthday Cake e-cookbook.

Due to the imminent due date of my second baby, yesterday Franklin (our 2 year old) and I decided to bake 'it' a [...]

Jul 8, 2016

Cortisol and Adrenal Fatigue

Cortisol is one of those "good/bad" hormones. Too much in the evening and you won't fall asleep or, you wake [...]

Jul 4, 2016

DESIGNER BAGS, SMARTPHONES AND HIGH HEELS COULD AFFECT YOUR HEALTH SAY NZ CHIROPRACTORS

Media Release Date: Tuesday 14th June, 2016. Your choice of handbag and how you carry it may be [...]

Jun 28, 2016

The Rise of Turmeric

Turmeric has been steadily on the rise in health circles. More health professionals are recommending it, [...]

Jun 11, 2016

Is Chiropractic Care Safe for my Child?

Since the recent increase of youtube clips showing Chiropractors adjusting babies and children, the media and [...]

Jun 6, 2016

What Causes Headaches and How Can Chiropractic Help?

Can chiropractic care help your headaches? Headaches are one of the most common types of pain that people [...]

May 26, 2016

Becoming a Sleep Master

According to a recent study analysing data from sleep apps, Kiwis sleep an average of 8 hours and 4 minutes [...]

May 20, 2016

Pregnant Women May Benefit From Chiropractic Care: NZ Research finding

New Zealand research suggests that pregnant women under chiropractic care may be more likely to have a natural [...]

May 15, 2016

Chiropractic Balance is a NZ Chiropractic Excellence Award Finalist!

An expert panel of six judges selected Chiropractic Balance as one of four finalists in New Zealand for the [...]

May 5, 2016

Dealing with Depression

About 16% of NZers have a diagnosed mental illness, the chief of which are anxiety and depression. Another 10% will [...]

Apr 30, 2016

The science behind having a good cry

Researchers are getting closer to understanding why humans break down in tears, writes Meeri Kim. The [...]

Apr 25, 2016

Could a Tax on Sugar Save Lives?

Last month the UK introduced a sugar tax on soft drinks to come into effect in 2018. Our government has stood [...]

Apr 14, 2016

Anger Management

There are two natural reactions to anger. Either we vent, or we hold it in. The first demonstrates an [...]

Apr 9, 2016

The magic of walking 10,000 steps

by Tim Griffiths Are you struggling with your new years resolution to do more exercise? If you need [...]

Apr 3, 2016

A new perspective = A whole new world of Possibilities

Photo by Cathy Yeulet/iStock / Getty Images In mid 2012 after 4 years in the UK, my husband Tim and I left with a [...]

Mar 15, 2016

Taking time to unlock the ‘muscle of the soul’

By Jacob Devaney on Monday January 18th, 2016 Do you spend much time sitting in front of a computer, on a [...]

Feb 24, 2016

Why is the Lower Back so Prone to Injury?

Our spine is amazing, holding our bodies up while we bend, twist, and carry heavy objects. But the strength [...]

Feb 12, 2016

Women’s posture: Reduce pain and improve quality of life

Photo by nikitabuida/iStock / Getty Images Media Release - Wednesday 3rd February 2016 A SIDEWAYS GLANCE [...]

Feb 5, 2016

New Study: Daily Walk Can Add 7 Years to Your Life

By Dr. Mercola If you want to add seven years to your lifespan, set aside 20 to 25 minutes for a daily [...]

Jan 26, 2016

What is the best treatment for Low Back Pain? Check out our comparison.

Photo by Dirima/iStock / Getty Images Defining low back pain:  About 80% of us will experience back pain [...]

Jan 14, 2016

WARM UP BEFORE TACKLING THOSE XMAS DECORATIONS AND SUMMER DIY PROJECTS

Media Release December 2015 Photo by Gary Houlder/Photodisc / Getty Images The New Zealand Chiropractors' [...]

Jan 12, 2016

To be Average, or Not to Be.

Ever since the invention of the bell-curve graph, science has studied the average and then called this normal. [...]

Dec 1, 2015

Why are there as many diets as there are days of the year?

Unless you want to do try a different diet every day for a year, you may want to learn the answers that [...]

Sep 17, 2015

Have you ever been taught how to Breathe?

There's a lot more to breathing than most folks realise. With the right breathing techniques you can lower stress, [...]

Aug 18, 2015

The True Secret to Long Term Health

Check out the changes at the Mana practice from day one to day seven-hundred-and-thirty After just two short [...]

May 12, 2015

Why do your kids need to see a Chiropractor?

10 reasons parents take their children to see a Chiropractor: 1.      To increase their chances of good spinal [...]

May 29, 2014

Tips to making lasting Health changes in 2014

Setting new year’s resolutions is a great way to improve health for residents in Whitby, Pauatahanui, Mana, [...]

Feb 7, 2014

Love your Spine Day, you only get one so learn how to use it wisely

World spine day, did you here about it? Yesterday was World Spine Day, the day to remind us to look after this [...]

Oct 17, 2013

The Real Reason Why People see a Chiropractor.

Join us to empower yourself to take control of the direction of your health and life. When I first graduated I [...]

Sep 24, 2013

7 Habits to extend your lifespan

If you want to be healthier and live longer, here are seven habits that were discovered as part of a study [...]

Aug 4, 2013

Stress related to 95% of Diseases

What is Stress doing to your health? Stress is a real life issue for us all as the latest research proves [...]

Jul 24, 2013

NEW CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC IS ALL ABOUT WELLNESS

The newest business to arrive on Mana Esplanade is Chiropractic Balance, a buzzing wellness centre owned and [...]

Jul 8, 2013

Did the Low-Fat era make us fat?

If you were born between 1950 and 1990, you are most likely a victim of the 'low-fat era'. It all started in [...]

Jun 25, 2013

Chiropractic beyond back pain!

For most people when you mention a Chiropractor, they think Chiropractic is only about BAD BACKS; I was once one of [...]

Jun 5, 2013

Optimising Your Sleep Sanctuary

What else do you spend 1/3rd of your life doing? Why not treat your sleep like one of the most important things you [...]

May 20, 2013

Perfect Posture (why your mother was right)

Have you ever thought why your mother always told you to 'stop slouching, pull your shoulders back and sit up [...]

May 13, 2013

Why a ‘Pain in the neck’? or a ‘Pain in the Butt’ is good for you

You all know the saying- 'You're a pain in the neck' And generally it's not something we'd like to be known as, [...]

Apr 26, 2013

Chiropractic Balance is (almost) open for business

At the beginning of May Chiropractic Balance will open its doors in Paremata and Wellington City to help people [...]

Apr 14, 2013

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