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Posture, Breathing and Health

Faulty breathing behaviour is something we see frequently in clinic! It can be both the cause and effect of poor posture. Given breathing is something we really can’t avoid… well not for too long anyway… it is a very important aspect of your health, especially when dealing with spinal related disorders.

Posture & Digital Stress – AKA ‘Text Neck’

Text Neck, it’s the modern day epidemic. How is your phone changing your posture? Right now you’re probably hunched over it, or a tablet, or slumping at the desk to read this off your computer!

Bad Posture – What does it say about you?

Posture is more than just a bunch of reflexive muscle actions and the anatomy of your skeletal system. Your posture is in part an outward projection of your emotional state!

Posture & Pain – A vicious cycle.

Did you know that postural misalignment predicts future pain and injury, but is also a consequence of previous pain and injury. Your bad posture can lead to a myriad of different pain syndromes including, rotator cuff injury, headache, neck tension, carpal tunnel like syndrome, golfers elbow etc. That’s just in the upper limb. It can also influence low back pain, ankle strains, […]

Can you change your posture?

Sometimes a picture speaks a thousand words…  Check out the amazing changes we have seen in some of our recent patient’s posture.

Posture – It’s more than you can see!

When we talk about ‘Posture’ the quick assumption to make is that we are merely talking about the idea of whether you stand up straight and tall, head up and shoulders back. While this is a most important part of the story it really does not give us insight into the whole truth of what […]

Chiropractic – Why results are dose dependant

Click here to listen to my latest video blog or just read on to see why you may be missing on out on the full benefits of your chiropractic care. Chiropractic adjustments just like medication need to be administered at the correct dose for the full therapeutic benefit.  Read more

Postural Fitness – the key to injury prevention

Click here to check out my latest video blog on why your attention may need to shift to a different type of fitness! Apologies in advance for the green marker on the white board, black all the way for the next instalment.

Yours in Better Health,

 

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Dr Andrew Richards (Chiropractor)