Hyperkyphosis is when the cobb angle of the Thoracic spine is greater than 40 degrees. The cobb angle is the standardized measurement of a curve in a spine that is typically used to track the progression of a spine condition.
Learn about common posture conditions and self-treatment options including specific exercises and stretches.
We all know that sitting is not the best for us, especially when working for long periods of time. Prolonged sitting can lead to backaches, neck aches, shoulder pain, and hip pain, just to name a few. There are also a myriad of health problems that can be caused by not moving throughout our day. [Read more…] about 4 Office Posture Exercises
Today we’re going to look at the findings in a study on the Effects of phones on our posture and respiratory function.
The study is called “The effect of smartphone usage time on posture and respiratory function”. You can read the study here. [Read more…] about Study On: Effects of SmartPhones on Posture & Breathing
If you’re wondering if your posture can also influence “how you feel”, then you’ll enjoy this video. Here Leon dives in a great study done by Amy Cuddy, from her book Presence, about what happens when you adopt upright, powerful, high power poses, Versus submissive, low power poses. [Read more…] about Posture Lessons From the book Presence By Amy Cuddy
Here are 5 stretches to do at your desk to improve your posture and get rid of any aches or pains. You can do these at your computer office desk everyday. [Read more…] about 5 Easy Desk Stretches