A buyer’s guide: Traditional VS Memory Foam

At Back to Basics we provide some of the best quality pillows for our customers however, it can often be confusing which pillow to choose from memory foam or traditional foam. To what is the difference Traditional foam is more supportive and firmer. It has a spongey feeling so when you rest your head on … Read more

5 Benefits of the Ear Hole Pillow and why you need one!

The Ear Hole Pillow is known as the best pillow for treating Chondrodermatitis (CNH), but you will be surprised that it can cater to anyone’s needs and has provided a better quality of sleep to many of our customers.  It may be difficult to get a decent night’s sleep, you might be tossing and turning … Read more

How to pick the right pillow for your child?

Picking a pillow for your child can be a challenge with many questions including what density, height, and design to choose from. Another important factor to consider is the age of your child as some pillows are catered for children 3-4 and others from 8 and over. Observe how your child sleeps, do they sleep … Read more

Why You Should Use a Foam Roller

So, you’ve just gone over the back of a tight muscle with a foam roller and the pain is definitely real. You can’t help but wince, though you know that rolling through the pain will definitely be worth it in the long run. Foam rolling is a great way to help reduce muscle soreness and … Read more

Benefits of an Exercise Ball

An exercise ball or balance ball is a versatile piece of equipment that can be easily incorporated into your daily routine. Besides helping develop good overall muscle tone for the body, the ball provides numerous other benefits that range anywhere from rehabilitating the back, hips, and knee injuries, to improving core stability, posture and muscle … Read more

Kettlebell Exercises – Benefits When Included

A Kettlebell is a great tool to use to help heighten and intensify any workout routine. It is a cast iron weight that looks like a cannonball with a handle and they are an excellent way to build and tone muscles, and burn fat. They also help develop strength and power whilst maintaining a functional … Read more

Mattress Topper – 3 important reasons you should use one

A mattress topper offers you additional support and comfort during a night of sleep. It’s a thin foam layer that simply is placed over your regular mattress. We offer a range of sizes and style of mattress toppers, from single, double, queen, and king. Our range also includes a gel and memory foam range to … Read more

Quad Cushion

Are you waking up with knee, hip or low back pain? You may not notice your posture while you are sleeping but waking up with pain in your joints may be because of the position you are sleeping in. This is why it is important to be conscious of correct spinal alignment while resting or … Read more

Pregnancy Supports-Look no further

Looking for some extra support during your pregnancy? Our range of pregnancy supports and pillows are ideal for you. We offer a variety of versatile easy to use pillows and supports that will have you covered from pregnancy to post-natal.  It is very important that mum’s to be are look after during pregnancy, which is … Read more

Pregnancy Pillows- What is right for me?

Pregnancy is a wonderful thing, but it is important that you are supported during this delicate time. Which is why we are here to help you with our range of pregnancy pillows and supports. We offer a huge range of supports for mum’s to be and also for mum’s once they have had the baby. … Read more

How to sleep on a contoured pillow

Need to know how to sleep on a contoured pillow? We are here to help you.  Having a good contoured pillow is ideal to help and assist with maintaining the correct alignment of the neck. Whilst there are many pillows out there in bedding stores and department stores the best type for your body is … Read more

Sleep Apnea Solutions

Sleep Apnea occurs during slumber. This happens through a persons throat walls coming together which causes closure in the upper airway. This can lead to a pause in breathing, sometimes between 10 seconds to a full minute. During this time a message is processed in the brain to register the lack of oxygen, thus the person … Read more

Memory Foam vs Latex Pillows

When selecting the right pillow for you it’s important to make a decision between memory foam vs latex pillows. We offer a wide range of pillows at Chiroshopping and have a large selection of both latex and memory foam pillows. It is usually more of an issue of personal preference when deciding what type of … Read more

Neck pain? Have you checked your pillow?

Have you been suffering from poor nights sleep? Or maybe even just waking up with neck pain or general stiffness, or even headaches? Maybe it’s time you consider that your pillow could be leading to these problems. It’s important to have a good pillow to support you through the night. The features of a good … Read more

Christmas Ideas with Chiroshopping…

Are you in need of Christmas Ideas for your loved ones? We’ve got you covered. With great deals on pillows and massage gift vouchers and TENS machines that will be perfect for everyone on your shopping list.  Christmas Ideas… Pillows Massage Vouchers TENS Machines Pamper someone special with our great range of massage options. From … Read more

Looking for a Posture Hack for your Lower Back?

Are you feeling a tightness in your lower back? Do you sit at a desk all day long and feel muscle tension in your neck? Do you want to fix this problem? Looking after your body is very important especially when most jobs require you to be seated all day. Being in a stressful position … Read more

5 Reasons To Choose Contoured Pillows

What are Contoured Pillows? Contoured pillows are a particular type of therapeutic pillow with a curved design They adapts to the cradle your head, neck and shoulder for people that are back and side sleepers. The design of these pillows follow an orthopaedic guideline. This ensures the right placement and support of your body for … Read more

Travel Pillow – The Perfect Travel Companion

Escaping the daily routine is always a refreshing experience we feel we deserve. Excitement may grow as you carefully pack your bags for a much needed getaway, but stress may start to linger as a list of things run through your mind making you question “How can I make this trip as comfortable as possible?”, … Read more

Feel more supported whilst pregnant-Hug a body pillow they’re always supportive

A bad night sleep is never a good experience. For expectant mothers it can be even more unpleasant. A mum’s body goes through a series of change and a poor sleep has potential to create back pain, muscle aches, heartburn, and insomnia. This is why it’s important for a soon-to-be-mum to feel supported. However, sometime … Read more

iTENS – The New Wireless TENS Machine For Pain Relief

Thanks to iTENS the new wireless TENS Machine, letting pain and wires hold you back will be a thing of the past. Recently introduced into the Australian market iTENS unlike its TENS Machine counterparts is a completely wireless pain relief device. It is controlled via Bluetooth from an app on any IOS or Android based … Read more

Best Pillow – How To Choose What’s Right

Are you missing out on a good night’s sleep? Feeling restless? Tired of paying for hit and miss pillows? Are you looking for the best pillow? What if we told you how easy it could be if only you had the perfect pillow? But in a world filled with endless opportunities sometimes making a decision … Read more

Allergies and your pillow!

Allergies are fast becoming a major health problem in developed countries. The prevalence of allergic disorders in Australia is among the highest in the world with nearly 20% of the population being affected by at least one allergic disorder. If you happen to suffer from allergies you will know just how debilitating they can be. People … Read more

Benefits of a good night’s sleep

Everyone knows they feel better with a good night sleep but the benefits of a good night’s sleep is far more important than many people realise. A solid, uninterrupted sleep has a long list of benefits for both the body and the mind. Although you are probably aware of some of the benefits of good … Read more

TENS Machine Facts

What is a TENS machine? TENS machine, short for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, is a device which is regularly used by health professionals to help treat and manage pain. Electrode pads are applied to the skin in the area of pain which transmits a low-voltage electrical signal to the area. When the device is being … Read more

The terrible truth about your pillow!

PILLOWS! We spend a significant amount of our time using them, in fact roughly one third of our lives are spent sleeping. Yet very few of us administer proper care when it comes to cleaning and updating our bedding. This mostly stems from a lot of misinformation about how to best look after your pillow … Read more

Children’s Pillows: All you need to know!

In the earliest years of your child’s life it natural to have a lot of questions about absolute everything. Regardless of the topic in question, you will find you are faced with many contrasting opinions, and this can lead to confusion. We have put together this helpful guide which contains all you need to know … Read more

How to get a good night’s sleep: here are 7 ways

A good night’s sleep is vital so we have developed 7 ways to get a good night’s sleep to help you get on your way to a healthy body and mind: Choose your drinks wisely – That caffeine pick me up in the afternoon can make it hard to get to sleep and can result in a restless … Read more

Pregnancy Pillows – Products for all stages of your pregnancy

Pregnancy Pillows are a must for all expectant mothers. Pregnancy is without a doubt one of the most exciting times in any woman’s life. During this time the expectant mothers body will be experiencing many changes in order to support the baby which is growing and developing inside of her. Some of the physiological changes associated with pregnancy include: … Read more

Pregnancy Support Belt use & benefits

A pregnancy support belt, or maternity belly bands as they are often referred to, will be recommended to women by their health care specialists when they are experiencing pain and discomfort or other medical conditions during pregnancy. Wearing a pregnancy support band will not cure any underling medical condition but are used as a tool … Read more

Coccydynia a pain in the butt!

Are you suffering from tailbone pain, or coccydynia as it is formally known? Does it hurt you to sit for extended periods of time. Rest assured you are not alone because each year countless Australian’s suffer from coccydynia. There are a number of things which can cause coccydnia. The most likely cause is due to trauma or … Read more

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