Dr Scott ‘enjoyed’ a visit from his 2 older sisters in October and is looking forwards to holidaying in Lombok with his daughter in early December.
Claire has planned a long weekend away in Albany with her husband in early November.
Kelly is looking forward to spending Christmas with her sister and beautiful niece who are in Perth for a short while.
KEEP MOVING ON!
The human body is designed for moving. Its frame is engineered to move effectively and efficiently. It is not designed for prolonged sitting on the couch, lengthy drives in a car, and long hours at a computer work station.
Movement brings a wealth of positive effects to the spine. Motion keeps us young and helps add years to our lives. A major difference between a “young” person and an “old” person is the ability to move correctly. Proper motion increases blood flow, builds muscle strength, improves bone strength, decreases muscle tension and provides relief from static body positioning.
Take note and watch your body move throughout the day. How many hours do you sit? Do you take the stairs or the elevator? When does your body feel restless, fidgety, or tired? Do you feel the need to stretch, move, or blow out the cobwebs?
Your daily exercise should be doable and not require you to take a fitness class to accomplish. This type of exercise is more about moving your body than giving yourself the most challenging workout of your life.
It’s okay to start small: walk down the hall to talk to your colleague instead of emailing, take the stairs instead of the lift or do chair yoga at your desk. Try some simple stretches in the morning or evening. Take your dog one extra block during your evening walk or dance to your favourite music in the comfort of your living room! As you practice paying attention to your body, you’ll notice more and more opportunities to keep your body moving throughout the day.
The important thing to remember is that you need to move your body each and every day to stay healthy and happy. Don’t make exercise in to a huge obstacle to overcome. Find a way to fit more movement into your daily life and more life into your movement!
Dr Kenneth (Ken) Vagg
Dr Vagg will be working with us again at KEY Chiropractic while Dr Scott is away the second week of December.
Dr Vagg graduated from RMIT in 1977 with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Chiropractic and has been in private practice in Australia and Europe since then. He is highly skilled in all of the major chiropractic techniques and takes care of a wide range of people from newborns to the elderly.
Dr Vagg also lectures on Chiropractic technique both here in Australia and internationally. He is particularly interested in physical fitness and well-being and runs, rides, weight trains, does yoga and meditates.
OUR WISHES FOR YOU FOR 2020
- You get to laugh so hard that your face hurts.
- An old favourite song of yours comes on the radio.
- You experience no lines at the supermarket.
- Someone gives you a special glance.
- You find $10 in your pocket from last spring.
- Someone pays you an unexpected compliment.
- You get into a really good conversation.
- Someone reminds you that they love you with just their eyes.
- You savour the taste of your food.
- A stranger sends you a pleasant smile.
- You find the time to daydream and feel no guilt for doing it.
- You learn something that will truly help you help yourself.
CLINIC HOURS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
The clinic will be open as usual this holiday season with the exception of the following dates:
Wednesday 25 December
Thursday 26 December
Wednesday 1 January
Scott, Claire and Kelly would like to wish you all a Merry and Joyous Christmas.
Thank you for your support and referrals in 2019 and may you prosper in 2020.
Old Saint Nick had a Crick
Twas the day before Christmas, but there was no cheer.
No jingle bells, no sound of reindeer.
The word had got out that Santa was sick.
There’d be no friendly visit from a sick St. Nick.
The people were sad; no gaiety sounded.
For poor St. Nick, sadly was grounded.
He walked down the street, and there on the door,
On a sign was printed, Chiropractor.
Now, Santa was not one to like a new tactic,
But all else had failed so he’d try Chiropractic.
In a very short time, to judge by the clock,
He was I the adjustment room, talking to Doc.
“it must be the hurry, the tension and all.
I simply can’t seem to get on the ball.
Life used to be easy, just toys, guns and whistles.
Nowadays it’s dinosaurs, mountain bikes and missiles”
“And Doc, take a look at the size of this pack!
Have you any idea what it does to my back?”
Poor Santa was miserable; just barely able
With the help of the doctor, to get on the table.
The doctor was gentle. Without fuss or tussle
He examined the vertebra and relaxed the muscles.
He spotted the trouble, and then with a click,
Started aligning the ailing St. Nick
And Santa felt aches and pains slipping away.
In no time at all he began feeling gay.
His cheeks were rosy with a new found glow.
And a healthy Kris Kringle was rarin’ to go.
As he went out the door, he threw the receptionist a kiss.
Why, it had been centuries since he’d felt as good as this.
Then once more he shouldered the bagful of toys,
His heart overflowing with true Christmas joys.