Village Chiropractic is a holistic chiropractic practice set in the heart of Manly. We like to look at each person that comes into our space as an individual, we look at them as a whole and work out what’s missing to help them to achieve the health goals that they’re after and we tailor a care plan to what they need.
Our unique perspective is that your body is designed to move and to function through its full range regularly, you need great nutrition to give your body the building blocks it needs, you need great recovery and on top of all of that you need an optimally functioning spine and nervous system. Only then can you be truly well.
Movement, it’s an essential nutrient for your health, it’s an essential ingredient. Without movement, you can’t achieve the same level of health that you would otherwise, so you can’t replace movement with nutrition, you can’t replace movement with sleep. But with all of those ingredients together in the presence of a fully functioning nervous system, you can achieve great health.
I think, in this era of repetitive tasks and office jobs, and a life time of sitting we don’t get enough opportunity to move. We have become conditioned to not notice that we don’t move enough. This leads to poor body awareness, lack of health promoting stimulus and ultimately poor health. What I would like to do is bring more movement back into people’s lives.
More movement equals more life.
It doesn’t have to be a giant leap but just a bit more than yesterday.
Health is all-encompassing. Health is not just your symptoms. It’s not just how you feel. It’s how you interact with the people around you. It’s how you feel about your career path. It’s relationships with your family and friends. It’s your connection with your community, with your living space. It’s the efficiency with which your body processes food, the delicate interactions of glands, muscles, organs and nerves.
So when I’m assessing a new client in the practice, for example, what I’m looking for is, how are they on all those different levels? Is it just they’ve got a sore back or headache? Or perhaps is it something deeper than that, that we need to address to help them overcome that chronic niggle that they’ve been dealing with for a long time. I then take the time to explain what is involved and what my expectations are for you. So that you as a new client of Village Chiropractic are confident that you’re in the right place.
Your environment will shape your behaviour and your behaviour will determine your health. You in turn, can affect and shape your environment. You know, people will throw rubbish on the ground where there’s already rubbish on the ground. People will exercise where everyone else is exercising. People will relax where everyone else is relaxing. So it’s really important that when people leave our practice, they’ve had their adjustment, they’ve been reconnected with their body, that they enter the community and they’re supported on that journey as well.
Where we are in Manly, we’ve just got such great potential for that to happen. We’re surrounded by beautiful terrain, and more and more we’re starting to see other parts of our community supporting the holistic health journey. I’m really excited about that. It’s been really fun to see that develop over the last 12 years that we’ve been in the practice.