Learn what causes the biggest postural stresses in kids and teens and how to prevent them and reduce the negative effects.
The most common postural imbalance is forward head #posture. Even minor forward head posture was shown to be detrimental. From breathing and heart rate, to pain and disability, all health markers that were measured worsened as the posture deviations increased.
Tech neck aka “Text Neck” is becoming an epidemic with over a dozen health and physical effects. Learn how to develop a healthy relationship with screens.
Today I want to talk about one of the biggest postural issues that I see called upper cross syndrome. Upper cross syndrome is when your shoulders tend to round forward and your head shifts forward. This is the most common postural deviation that we see. Why is that? Many people have had accidents and […]
If you ‘re anything like me, you’ve seen so many people that have had to change their lifestyle exponentially because of working at home, schooling at home, virtual and online meetings. And our life is becoming more and more virtual. So what does that mean? More and more postural stress, worse ergonomics. What are the […]
With the reality that virtual learning is the most likely scenario for many families going back to school and some parents are still working from home in a virtual manner the proper use of technology is essential. Sitting is the worst thing for your spine and your body and when you add the extra stress […]
I often get questions about posture and how it affects the body. An easy way to tell what is going on with your health and function is to look at posture. The reason is because your posture is like a window into your spine and the structure of your spine is directly related to […]
Gravity is constantly pressing down on your body, causing you to “slouch” or flex forward. So many of the habits that we have are “flexor dominant” further reinforcing poor posture habits. Flexor dominant posture habits include: “screen time” – looking down at your smartphone, lpad, or computer looking down while reading looking down while doing […]
Today we’re talking about the underlying cause of shoulder issues that is ignored by your doctor. Most people don’t really understand what’s causing their issues. Therefore, they’re just stuck treating symptoms or effects and never really getting better. This leads to more medications, more surgeries, and more pain. Ultimately, the pain and those medications and […]
Today is part two of the top 10 dangers of sitting and what you can do about it. So last week we went over the top five. Today we’re going to go through the second five and your natural solutions to start changing this. How Sitting All Day Makes You Sick Watch the video now! […]