Have you ever had that sagging feeling at the end of a long day? You know, when your belly seems to protrude way out and your back aches. The main reason for this is your lack of core strength. Your core is made up of a variety of muscles that support your trunk and spine.
For many of us, sitting at a desk, computer or even lifting is a daily part of our work routine. What you may not know is that the routine may be more harmful in the long-term than you can imagine. Our bodies were made to move throughout a variety of positions during the day. From
Did you know that the way you walk can cause you back pain? Most people have something in their style of walking that can cause long-term wear and tear. For example, a foot turned-out, a weak abdomen or poor posture contributes to stress on your body. Physical therapists are experts that are trained to treat
Do you find yourself getting shorter with age? As you age, your vertebral discs lose height, causing you to shrink up to ½ an inch or more. It’s just natural. However, what’s not natural is losing height due to poor posture. This can happen at any age, depending on how sedentary your lifestyle is,
When it comes to times of colder weather, our joints tend to feel a lot achier and stiffer. Joint pain debilitates millions of people annually and can play a significant role in your ability to perform normal everyday tasks. If you understand the mechanics of your joints a little bit, then there is a lot