What exactly is the ideal sitting posture? Is it simply just sitting up straight? Where does the head go? How do you position your shoulders?… All of these questions answered… plus plenty more! Do yourself a big favour and learn how to optimise your posture. It’s actually not as hard as you may think it is!
Got neck pain? This article may hold the simple solution to completely eliminate all of your pain. Upon reviewing several clients with persisting neck, upper back and shoulder pain, the most common characteristic shared amongst all of them – a poked neck (aka Forward Head Posture). Did you know that for every inch that your head protrudesRead More
It’s so great to see more and more people are becoming aware of the dangers of sitting! (Yay!) Check out this short TED-Ed talk I came across. Summary: The human body is designed to MOVE. Due to our sedentary lifestyle and office desk jobs, we are sitting way too much! Brief periods of sitting isRead More
“Other than doing all of the exercises mentioned on PostureDirect.com, what else can help with my posture?” Over the past 5 years as working as a physiotherapist, I have consistently been on the prowl to find the best tools available to help improve my very own and patient’s posture. As I strongly believe in empowering the individual to take controlRead More
Finding the right ergonomic chair for you may seem like a daunting task at first. Where do you start? Which one is the best? What to look for in a good chair? Does it need arm rests? The main thing to look for is adjustability; the more you can change it, the better you canRead More
ATTENTION: Your workstation setup may be the cause of your bad posture! Well… You’re in luck! I have decided to give away this FREE e-book that I wrote to help you address this very problem! This e-book will guide you through the simple strategies on how to adjust your workstation to fit you. Don’t wait until it’s too late to doRead More
Image courtesy of tigger11th at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Just sit straight. Isn’t that it? No – It’s actually not that simple… And it’s more important than you think. If you find that you are developing any aches or pains in your body after sitting all day at work, your sitting posture may be the root cause of itRead More
The old saying of “pain in the neck”… is literally a pain in the neck in today’s keyboard warriors. If you are sitting all day in front of the computer either at work or home, then your neck pain is likely as a result of the tight muscles that support your neck. A combination ofRead More