Posts Tagged:Posture

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Pillow talk: How to choose the best pillow

Now that Dr. Kangarloo has educated you on the most optimal sleeping positions, I thought it would be great to follow up with some advice on how to choose the best pillow.   Picking a pillow can be a daunting task and that is because we are all made/shaped differently. It always surprises me why…

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Pokemon Induced Neck Pain (PINP)

Pokemon Induced Neck Pain (PINP)

The Pokemon catch phrase is “Gotta catch em all” but I don’t believe that includes neck pain! Pokemon Go is a fun game designed to get you outdoors and moving but there are some important factors you must consider to ensure your long-term health and safety.   The main injury associated with excessive cell phone…

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Neck Pain Solutions

Regularly we have patients coming to the clinic complaining of neck pain. Most commonly these patients are reporting discomfort after sitting for long hours at their desk or pain worsening throughout the day. I am not saying all neck pain is the same but a generalized tight and stiff neck is commonly caused by bad…

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Posture: The structure of health

Let me start off by telling you a little story about the birds and the bees…actually on second thought, lets just skip to birth!  As infants, we are born as wee little C-shaped babies; think fetal position.  This shape/position is the first posture we assume in life and we call it the ‘primary curve’ which forms a…

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Postural Deconditioning: Adaptation from repetitive strain injuries

Ooooh, sounds fancy and complicated but in reality, it isn’t! So what is Postural Deconditioning and how does Repetitive Strain factor in? I left off my last entry by introducing the thought: imagine that you used your body and its bones and muscles with a poor posture. What would happen?   Now in this scenario,…

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