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Top 5 gardening injuries and simple solutions to prevent them
20 September 2018

Top 5 gardening injuries and simple solutions to prevent them

Spring has arrived, the weather is warming up, and that means many of us will be returning to the garden on the weekends. We are getting back into those jobs that we have put off throughout the winter, such as mowing the lawn, pruning trees and planting veggies. These activities do carry with them an unfortunate risk of injury to our bodies, particularly our muscles, ligaments and joints. In this blog, we will discuss the Top 5 gardening injuries we see at Canterbury Health Hub our 5 simple solutions to help prevent them. read more

Common causes of headaches, upper back and neck pain and what to do to prevent it
4 September 2018

Common causes of headaches, upper back and neck pain and what to do to prevent it

Did you know that an average head weighs approximately 5kg, with kids not far behind? Our neck works very hard to hold our head up and consists of 7 small vertebrae, numerous ligaments and muscles that extend from our skull to our shoulders and into our upper back. With this in mind, is it any wonder that poor posture can contribute to headaches and upper back and neck pain! read more