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Tips for Selecting Your Child’s Backpack

By Mel   •   March 30th, 2021

Kids Bare the Weight of School Yard Fashion

As kids are fast approaching the end of the first term of school, it's a great opportunity to reassess your child's backpack. And as parents, I’m sure you know, children often choose a bag based on its fashion merits, but here is what you really need to take into consideration when choosing a backpack for your child. As your children grow, it may seem that each year they are required to carry around more and more in their backpacks. There have been numerous studies that have shown that this repetitive stress can lead to muscle strains and postural changes, which can lead to acute and ...read more

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Snap Back to Reality!

By Mel   •   July 21st, 2017

Snap Back to Reality!!

Hi everyone! Hope you have all settled back into your routines after the school holidays and the madness that follows. Back to work for a holiday for all the parents out there! Anyhow, I just want to bring to your attention the importance of our nervous system and that small falls, long car drives, different beds, flights and even a change in diet can all cause spinal disruptions or subluxations. The long term affects of these subluxations or restricted joints are quite damaging.  A chiropractor can easily detect in a pain free manner any issues you or the family may have before they become ...read more


By Mel   •   January 17th, 2017


As parents begin preparations to send children back to school, the chiropractors at Karrinyup Wellness Centre would like to remind them that heavy, poorly fitted and packed backpacks may lead to spinal health problems in children.The Karrinyup Wellness Centre advises parents that spinal health problems can often go unnoticed. However, poor posture, back pain or “growing pains” need not become an accepted part of everyday life for your child.“When choosing a backpack for your child, choose one that allows for even distribution of weight across the back. Otherwise the backpack can place ...read more

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