Recognising & Correcting Poor Posture

Being reprimanded for slouching or slumping may not be the best conversation starter, but good posture, also referred to as a neutral spine, is about more than just appearance. This article outlines how exercise professionals can manage poor posture in their clients. What is Posture? “Posture is the position in which we hold our bodies… Read More

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The Dangers of Poor Posture & Military-style Exercises to Combat Them

Research suggests that the average person spends around 12 hours a day sitting. This ‘sitting disease’ maligns health and is a leading global risk factor to mortality. In fact, millions die prematurely because of physical inactivity. While you sit comfortably on your couch watching your favourite Netflix series every night, or lounging in your executive… Read More

4 Ways Boot Camp Workouts Improve Posture

Are you compensating for intense boot camp training with slumping, slouching, and other poor posture habits at home and at work? When you leave the training course, your body awareness and attention to your body mechanics shouldn’t remain behind. Even with an hour or two of routine exercise every day, poor posture habits can lead… Read More

What is the Impact of Exercise Programmes among Helicopter Pilots with Transient LBP?

Research Paper Title Impact of exercise programs among helicopter pilots with transient LBP. Background Flight related low back pain (LBP) among helicopter pilots is frequent and may influence flight performance. Prolonged confined sitting during flights seems to weaken lumbar trunk (LT) muscles with associated secondary transient pain. Aim of the study was to investigate if… Read More

Is Static Posture Related To Pain? Probably Not!

Upon a patient’s initial visit to a Physical Therapist, a static postural assessment is routinely performed.   Many therapists assess for “abnormalities” such as a forward head, rounded shoulders, decreased or increased spinal kyphotic/lordotic curves, abnormal pelvic positioning, etc.  They often associate any abnormal findings to their patient’s condition and attempt to treat by altering the… Read More