Tag Archives: Posture

Do You Sit at a Desk All Day? Exercises to Maintain Proper Back Health

If you’re like many Americans, your job requires spending the majority of your day parked behind a desk. You’ve likely heard that this is bad for your health, leading to a host of health issues and even a shorter life expectancy. Extended time sitting behind a desk is also bad for your back. Not only […]

What is Causing My Back Pain?

At some point in their lives, most adults will experience back pain. In fact, back pain is considered one of the most common conditions in the United States, with eight out of ten Americans suffering from this complaint. Rather than live on medication or in chronic discomfort, seeking treatment from a chiropractic specialist can either […]

New Device Uses Technology to Improve Posture

Need back pain relief? There’s now an app for that. Literally. A new device called LUMOBack is a sensor that provides a gentle vibration to remind you to sit or stand straight when you start to slouch. It is worn on your lower back and the sensor connects wirelessly to your smart phone and tracks […]

Teaching Children Good Posture Habits

Correct posture has long been considered more than a body language concern. It can be associated with confidence, a positive demeanor, and health. There’s no wonder why generations of parents have nagged their children about “standing up straight.” Proper posture is a learned behavior that starts when a baby takes its first steps. Both good […]

The Alexander Technique

According to recent figures supplied by Google, more than four million people search for “lower back pain” information on the search engine giant. It’s indicative of the ubiquity of lower back pain throughout the world in general and the United States in particular. Rather than face an extended period of taking medication, sufferers seek to […]

Exercise Underused as Back Pain Treatment

Researchers at the University of North Carolina found that medical and chiropractic practitioners both underutilize exercise in treatment plans for chronic low back and neck pain. The study surveyed nearly 700 participants with chronic back or neck pain who had visited a doctor, chiropractor, or physical therapist at some point during the previous 12 months. […]