Chiropractic helping older people

Are you 55 years or older? andHave not seen a chiropractor for your back pain within the last 6-months? Be part of an international research study that focuses on Back Complaints in Elders (BACE). The team at Body Mind Central – Leichhardt, are proud to be working with Macquarie University in the first long-term study to look at…

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World Spine Day

Preventing back pain

Your spine is, quite literally, the backbone of your body. It affects your ability to move, sleep and function properly. It is designed to protect the spinal cord, provide structural support and balance to stay upright and enables flexible motion. Looking after your spine is a key factor in your physical health. With half of…

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Modern chiropractic – more than just cracking

Modern chiropractic – more than just cracking 2

The biomedical approach is the most common application of chiropractic care for musculoskeletal (MSK) pain. This type of treatment is provided by our chiropractors at Body Mind Central Leichhardt (located at 216 Norton st Leichhardt). The biomedical approach is the application of best available chiropractic manual therapy evidence-based treatment for presenting episodes of back pain,…

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Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace 3

The average adult spends about half their life at work. The work environment can have an enormous impact on our mental health. A mentally unhealthy workplace leads to a variety of mental health issues, including mild to severe stress and depression. From both a business and individual perspective, mental health in the workplace is an…

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Get fit for Summer

Get fit for Summer 4

Posture strengthening is often overlooked as an exercise regime, but it is very important. Our amazingly talented Occupational Therapist, Abe, at Body Mind Central Leichhardt might be the person to help you better manage back pain and postural weakness. What is posture strengthening? When we slump, we lose energy and our bodies deteriorate over time.…

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R U OK? Day

R U OK? Day 5

With R U OK? Day coming up soon, it’s an important reminder to check in on our mental health – both our own and our loved ones’. Whether a family member, friend or workmate just seem a little “off” or not their usual selves, or you notice you’ve been feeling more down or flatter than…

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Common Tennis Injuries and Prevention

Common Tennis Injuries and Prevention 6

Despite being more commonly played as a summer sport, many people still enjoy playing tennis through the winter season either leisurely or competitively. While being a great activity to improve health and fitness, tennis can also result in many different types of joint and muscle injuries if proper care isn’t taken to prevent them. Playing…

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“Text Neck” – Effects, Symptoms and Prevention Strategies

“Text Neck” – Effects, Symptoms and Prevention Strategies 7

As technological advancements in hand held devices make them more and more useful, we are spending an increasing amount of time with our eyes glued to them. This constant action of looking down puts strain on our necks and spine and could be the reason behind your headaches, neck pain and upper back aches! Of…

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What are the Winter Blues?

Winter blues

With shorter and colder days coming with the changing seasons, it’s common for many people to experience the “winter blues”, and it’s not just your imagination! Some people experience mood disorders during the colder months, particularly seasonal affective disorder (SAD). People with mental health disorders can experience a change in their symptoms or worsening of…

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