Posture

There has been a jump in neck and shoulder pain, with so many people working from home, including children and teenagers. The most important thing when sitting or standing for hours, is looking after your spine.What are the key elements to good posture?The position of...

Most people know that having a good posture is important, but how many of us are aware of how we stand and sit on a day-to-day basis? The diagram below illustrates four of the more common postures; there are of course variations to these. From left to right (image...

Is Sitting the new Smoking? "Sitting, it’s becoming fashionable to note, is the “new smoking”. Sedentary behaviour dominates modern life, just as smoking did some decades ago." (The Conversation Media Group) A growing body of physiotherapy research suggests too much sitting increases the risk of heart disease...

Many of us know we have postural problems but how do we fix them? ….It is not simply a matter of standing or sitting up straight, although that is a good start! There are 4 basic types of posture;   Ideal alignment (described below) Kyphosis/ lordosis -...