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Don't sit, rotate!

Last week Steve and I demonstrated how our ‘core’ musculature can be split into two categories: 1. The Inner Unit (diaphragm, internal obliques, transversus abdominus, etc.); the primary function of which is to stabilse the spine/pelvis to give our limbs a platform to move from, and  2. 163 more words

Boot Camp

Chronic Pain and the Office Desk Job Part 1

If you are one of the millions who spend hours each day in office cubicles, chronic pain from unrelieved time with the keyboard and mouse, squinting at bright screens, and sitting in poorly designed desk chairs, you already know that chronic pain is your constant companion. 227 more words

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Is Your Outfit Causing You To Experience Back Pain?

Most women know the pain that is associated with dressing in feminine clothes. Whether its carrying a heavy purse or constantly wearing high heels, fashion can cause severe back pain for women. 340 more words


Back in action – DIY pain relief

In early July I was bothered by an ache in the back and arm as if I had slept awkwardly. A well-meaning friend took me for tuina (Traditional Chinese Medicine style) massage. 629 more words


Is Poor Posture the cause to my Headaches?

Is your head pounding after a long day of work deadlines and squabbling children? Everyone would like to think that the only cause of their headaches at the end of the day is something out of their control…work, spouse, children, bills, etc. 830 more words

Poor Posture Can Cause Severe Neck Pain

Most chronic neck pain that is not caused by whiplash or another form of trauma, has a postural component as part of the underlying problem. Sitting on top of the body, the health of the neck is subject to the curvature of the spine below and the position of the head above. 415 more words


To Sit or To Stand That is The Real Question?

“Australian adults now sit for an average of nearly nine hours a day”

This is an alarming statistic. When the average number of hours spent sitting is added to the average 8 hours of sleep, that gives us 17hrs a day of inactivity. 561 more words