Posts Tagged ‘posture’

Low Back Pain

LOW BACK PAIN by Edward Tonus, RMT Do you ever wake up in the morning and say “Oh, my aching back!” You think back and wonder how did I get into this predicament. All you know is that you have a sharp, shooting pain radiating down one side and cannot move. Any type of movement

PC Posture 2

PC POSTURE 2 Previously we discussed PC posture. Today, I will give you some other factors which can contribute to your pain AND can be treated. Check your posture in a mirror. Is one shoulder higher than the other? Are you leaning forward? ie. do you have a forward head posture, or lean into your


RESTORATIVE EXERCISE, in the news Another study showing the positive aspect on the importance of posture. Accumulated evidence shows how important spinal posture is for aged populations in maintaining independence in everyday life. A community-based prospective cohort study of older adults, paying particular attention to thoracic curvature, lumbar curvature, sacral hip angle, and inclination to

Oh, My Aching Back!

Oh, My Aching… Back A 2003 survey of back pain found that as many as 80% of the population will experience a back problem at some time in their life. Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work.  Seemingly odd questions (ie. your sleeping posture) tell me whether your low back

To Sleep, perchance to Dream

To Sleep, Perchance to Dream  Have you ever had such a restful sleep, that nothing ever hurt when you woke up? To get adequate sleep, you need 7-8 hours to fully recharge and awake refreshed. Our posture can have an impact on the amount of satisfying sleep which we get, especially from the position it's


PC ATHLETES, in TRAINING With the return of school kids in September, are they computer athletes in training? If you watch their posture (and backpacks), they are weighed down by books, pens, and paper that no hurricane could ever blow over. They are heavy on the upper back and light on the hips, when it


Winter posture is a frequent occurrence for four months of the year, but this year it feels as if winter, and the accompanying cold will never end. Winter posture comes in various forms, with the following examples listed but not limited to: -your shoulders are raised to ear level -you breathe in shallow breaths because

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