Leg Length Difference: Clinical Significance | Posture Doctor
My right leg is 9mm shorter than my left. This is called leg length inequality; also known as leg length deficiency, leg length insufficiency, or short leg. This was diagnosed reliably from x-ray, whilst I...
Important Test For Brain Health – One Leg Balance | Posture Doctor
An important test for brain health is the ability to balance on one leg. Researchers found that the inability to balance on one leg for longer than 20 seconds was associated with vascular disease in...
Why Women Have an Increased Rate of Low Back Pain | Posture Doctor
What was most interesting was that for men low back pain was associated with older age, low education (I’m guessing this suggests the likelihood of more physically demanding jobs), high blood pressure and smoking; but...
Dupuytren’s Nodules: 3 Natural Remedies – Posture Doctor
I have Dupuytren’s Disease. Your Posture Doctor’s body is far from perfect. I wanted to share my diagnosis because many of you have journeyed with me since I left private practice, to take my posture...
Foot Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Exercises – Posture Doctor
When the fascia fails to offer the appropriate shock absorption, too much pressure on your feet can damage or tear the ligaments; the fascia becomes inflamed, and the inflammation causes pain and stiffness.
Flat Back Syndrome – Gen X Beware | Posture Doctor
If you’re over the age of 35 and have spent years either sitting behind a desk, diving, labouring, or otherwise being very physically active, you might have a condition commonly called Flat Back Syndrome.
Morning Stiffness | Do You Have Wear & Tear?
Sometimes called degenerative joint disease or “wear and tear”. Wear and tear is a euphemism for osteoarthritis (OA); the most common chronic condition of the joints. It occurs when the cartilage or cushion between joints...
Why You Should Stop Doing Sit-Ups |Posture Doctor
Many personal trainers are still teaching the wrong position for core exercises - a position that will wear out your discs, cause premature aging and ruin your posture and balance long-term.
Stop Standing Up Straight – Do This Instead |Posture Doctor
If you have been suffering from swayback for many years, tucking the ribcage is likely to make you feel uncomfortably hunched at first. This in turn creates a need to release your rounded shoulders and...
Reverse Neck Curve – What Causes a Cervical Kyphosis? | Posture Doctor
When the neck curve kinks the wrong way, it pushes the head forward. With the head pushed forward, the lower spine is more prominent and vulnerable.