Posture

Interview with our newest instructor Mika Shafir – Pilates Fitness Article

Interview with our newest instructor Mika Shafir What is your favorite Pilates exercise? On the mat I love to do inversion exercises like rollover and on the reformer my favorite is the semi-circle. How did you get hooked on Pilates? I was active and in motion since childhood with after school and weekend activities like swimming, roller skating, gymnastics, and more. During my second year of Physical Therapy school a friend, who is a Pilates teacher, made us all come…

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Time to question ‘Sitting Up Straight’ – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Time to question ‘Sitting Up Straight’ Posture is a frequent topic of discussion for patients, clinicians, the media, and society. A commonly held belief is that back and neck pain is caused by sitting, standing, or bending “incorrectly.” Despite the absence of strong evidence to support these common beliefs, a large posture industry has flourished, with many interventions and products claiming to “correct” posture and prevent pain.  Here’s a fantastic infographic that summarises some of the latest findings surrounding posture…

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Physiotherapy For Cycling Injuries – goPhysio Blog – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Physiotherapy For Cycling Injuries – goPhysio Blog The 8th – 16th June 2019 sees in Bike Week, which aims to inspire more people to take to 2 wheels. Cycling is a wonderful way to exercise, whatever your level or age. It’s great for cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, flexibility and has a host of health benefits. It’s a safe form of exercise and is often a great way to start fit if you need to maintain your fitness with a lower impact…

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The Hidden Cause of Your Constant Neck & Upper Back Pain – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

The Hidden Cause of Your Constant Neck & Upper Back Pain | Share | Tweet | Share | print | email Neck pain and upper back pain may be two of the most common ailments people experience. From struggling to move your neck, to worrying about the position you sit in on your favorite sofa, pain in the upper torso is debilitating. Yet, many of those who experience these kinds of issues haven’t suffered a fall, twisted their necks unnaturally,…

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