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Personal Training with Dr. James Kerr

Did you know that Impulse Chiropractor James Kerr is also a certified personal trainer? James is available for 1:1 and small group training to help you enhance your exercise and fitness goals! Key areas which James can help you with include: Functional movement training: Training that focuses on optimising mobility and stability of the musculoskeletal […]

Feeling stressed & tired this winter? Your diet can help…

Are you are constantly feeling tired? Struggle to get up in the morning? Crave salty or sweet foods? Find it difficult to concentrate? Suffer from headaches or have muscle tension in your neck or back? You could be suffering from chronic stress or adrenal fatigue. In our fast-paced, immediate lifestyle, most of us are impacted by stress. […]

SPINAL HEALTH WEEK 23 – 29 May 2106

Back Your Inner Athlete  This year, Spinal Health Week 2016 runs from 23 to 29 May with the theme ‘Back Your Inner Athlete’. Every day more and more Australians experience disabling low back pain, neck pain and headaches, limiting their ability to work and engage in an active healthy life. One explanation for this is […]

Is your digestive health affecting your mood?

I see more and more people presenting in clinic with a combination of digestive complaints such as bloating, constipation or diarrhoea coupled with feelings of stress, anxiety or feeling flat. Does this sound familiar… you get a respiratory infection, you take a course or two of antibiotics. Your infection goes away, but in the next […]

6 Nutritional Tips for a Stomach Virus

by Kristen Soper, Clinical Nutritionist As the weather starts turning colder and we find ourselves spending more time in-doors, the likelihood of picking up a cold or stomach bug increases. In the last week, a number of clients I’ve spoken to have been feeling under the weather with nausea, vomiting and loose stools. Here are […]

Could your gut bacteria be impacting your ability to lose weight?

by Kristen Soper, Clinical Nutritionist Most patients who present to my clinic mention that they’d like to lose some weight. It may not be the primary presentation – low energy, digestive upset or mood balancing are normally the main areas, but losing weight, particularly around the belly area is certainly on the wish list of […]

Preventive Chiropractic

Preventive health is sometimes an underexposed aspect of the healthcare system. Any program or intervention that can improve your current physical and emotional health will in the long run decrease the possibility of incurring an injury or illness. Many aspects of today’s society are detrimental to our physical health. We live in communities where travel […]


Technology and Children Ninety-two percent of Australian children aged 5-14 years use information and communication technologies including computers, with increased use correlated with higher age. 87% of boys and 80% of girls regularly participate in electronic screen-based activities. As a result of this increased usage, Chiropractors are treating more young patients suffering from unhealthy comp...

Tips to Avoid Back Pain

Get more exercise.If your back is hurting, you may think the best way to get relief is to limit exercise and to rest. A day or two of rest may help, but more than that may not help the pain. Chiropractors know that regular physical activity can help ease inflammation and muscle tension. Watch your weight.Extra kilos, especially […]

New Year’s Resolutions for 2016

Here are some tips on how to develop challenging, lasting and meaningful goals for 2016. Psychologists have found we’re more likely to succeed if we break our resolution into smaller goals that are specific, measurable and time-based. Top 10 goal-setting tips Make only one resolution. Your chances of success are greater when you channel energy into changing […]