Local chiro gets back to basics

Baldivis chiropractor Phil Hamersley says a good diet and mental and physical health all play a part in maintaining a healthy spine. Pictures: Robin Kornet www.communitypix.com.au d409673
Baldivis chiropractor Phil Hamersley says a good diet and mental and physical health all play a part in maintaining a healthy spine. Pictures: Robin Kornet www.communitypix.com.au d409673

This week is Spinal Health Week and while most of us have been lectured on the importance of looking after our back and posture, about 80 per cent of us will still suffer from severe back pain during life.

‘Back problems can affect your whole wellbeing,’ Dr Hamersley said.

‘All your body functions are controlled through your nervous system, with messages sent through your spine’