True Sciatica Or Just a Pain in the Ass? | Posture Doctor

A lot of people incorrectly refer to their buttock and/or leg pain as sciatica. True sciatica is the term for leg pain - that usually travels down below the knee - that results from an inflamed sciatic nerve. The nerve is usually irritated by a bulging disc in the low back. Myofascial pain (aka pain in the muscles [...]

By | 2017-04-19T09:22:08+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Posture Exercises|0 Comments

Best Alkaline Breakfast – 10 Minute Healthy Bone Recipe

Do you have strong bones or is your acidic diet wearing them out? Some health conscious individuals are surprised to learn that the foods they eat regularly (wheat, cheese, caffeine) may be weakening their bones. Our blood is slightly alkaline (the opposite pH to acid) and that is where our body prefers to be. Acid [...]

By | 2017-04-03T11:31:55+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Lifestyle Tips|0 Comments

International Women’s Day | Celebrating Hidden Figures

Happy International Women’s Day! “I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.” Michelle Obama “International Women’s Day is a worldwide event [...]

By | 2017-03-31T06:35:33+00:00 March 8th, 2017|General Interest|0 Comments

Understanding Your Headache – Women’s Health

A few weeks ago, I announced my plans to create my next course: How to Get Rid of Headache or Migraine - Sleep better, accomplish more, laugh again and feel joy  As some of you know, I suffered from daily chronic headaches in my early 20s, which lead me to qualify as a chiropractor and later [...]

By | 2017-03-31T06:35:33+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Posture Exercises, Posture Science|4 Comments

Can Scoliosis Be Improved? | Posture Doctor

There are two types of scoliosis: structural and non-structural. Non-structural scoliosis involves a curve in the spine that reverses or improves when you bend toward the side of the curve. These non-structural curves can improve with scoliosis exercises and treatment. Unfortunately there are not many practitioners qualified or even aware that such treatments and structural exercise programs exist, [...]

By | 2017-03-31T06:35:34+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Posture Exercises, Posture Science|0 Comments

Scoliosis In Adults – Will It Get Worse? | Posture Doctor

The most progressive time for a scoliosis is during the adolescent growth spurt between ages 12-16. Progression can be a great as 1 degree per month and curves greater than 20% are three times more likely to progress! Further progression of the curve is unlikely once spinal growth has stopped (age 25); so that's good [...]

By | 2017-03-31T06:35:34+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Posture Science|0 Comments

Scoliosis – Why Do I Have Pain and Will it Get Worse? | Posture Doctor

Why do I have scoliosis pain and is it going to get worse? I wish there was a simple straight forward response to that question. In reality, there isn't. Oh yes, I do have a very strong opinion about what causes scoliotic pain but there are many who would debunk what I am going to [...]

By | 2017-03-31T06:35:34+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Posture Exercises, Posture Science|0 Comments

How Long Will It Take? Improve Posture | Posture Doctor

How long is it going to take to correct my posture? Please don't ask me a question I can not answer. What foods do we eat? How many hours do we sit at our desks? Have we crashed our cars or broken our legs? Do we live on caffeine and sugar? Do we medicate or [...]

By | 2016-08-16T10:29:14+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Lifestyle Tips|8 Comments

10 Second Abs – That Won’t Cause Slipped Disc |Posture Doctor

Today's balance exercise is all about engaging your core. This is what I call pelvic or spinal neutral, spinal extension (bending backward) and spinal flexion (bending forward). When we are lying on our backs, a personal trainer might tell us is to flatten our spine in preparation for sit-ups. But if we flatten our spine in the [...]

By | 2017-03-31T06:35:34+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Posture Exercises|4 Comments