If you haven’t already checked out our first two articles on posture, click here and here to read them. These postural exercises and stretches are designed to help improve your upper body posture. But, how do you know whether you need to be performing them? An easy way to figure this out is to stand in front...Read More
One of the leading causes of forward-flexed posture is over contracted pectoralis muscles. Modern humans spend most of the time with their arms out in from of them, and when muscles are held in a shortened position, or overused, they tighten up. This can lead to the pec muscles pulling the shoulders forward and contributing to...Read More
In our computerized world, most of us spend entirely too much time in a sitting position, mainly in front of a computer. Even with the most wonderful ergonomics, having your arms out in front of you for multiple hours at a time presents a problem. Dr. Vladimir Janda, a Czech physician described a condition known...Read More
Travelling? Traveling can be rough on the body. Whether you are traveling alone on business or on your way to a sunny resort with your family, long hours in a car or an airplane can leave you stressed, tired, stiff and sore. “Prolonged sitting can wreak havoc on your body,” says Dr. Scott Bautch, a...Read More
Adjusting Your Monitor Maintaining the correct monitor height will prevent many problems with your eyes, neck and upper back. A monitor improperly positioned can irritate neck musculature, alter the normal spinal curves, induce eyestrain and even initiate migraine headaches. Monitor Distance – The monitor should be located directly in front of the area where you’re...Read More
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