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Posture Tag

Just get moving! We have all heard the saying "Sitting is the new Smoking" but what does that really mean? When we sit for too long and not move regularly, the small muscles that protect our spine and posture/balance etc start to switch off. When this occurs...

Do you suffer from Tech Neck? Here's what you can do to help improve posture.

The fitness industry has drummed into us the importance of a strong core, and getting that 6 pack. But what if we challenged you to believe that there is more than one that governs the bodies posture, stability and function. Over the next few weeks we will address another 2 “core” areas of the body the patterns of imbalances, and exercises that we normally suggest to improve posture and create stability within the area.

At Thrive Health Co. we would say approximately 90% of our patients admit to sitting with poor posture and they all agree it causes or aggravates their back pain. Did you know, we spend up to 80% of our day sitting down; working at the computer, watching television, eating meals, work meetings and so on. As soon as we hear the word posture we all sit up, knowing it is healthier for us to sit with the correct posture. But WHY?