musculoskeletal Tag

Musculoskeletal disorders are among the most prevalent long-term illnesses, and account for more pain and disability than any other medical condition. The most commonly reported musculoskeletal complaint is Low Back Pain (LBP). It has been extensively reported that in up to 85% of all cases of low back pain is diagnosed as Non-Specific meaning we do not know why it occurs. There are many risk factors that may predispose people to back pain including but not limited to: Occupational hazards/conditions/postures Genetics Pregnancy An acute injury e.g. a blow to the back   However in many cases back pain can strike without the presence...

Posture is happening while we are sitting, meditating, sleeping, and stretching. When we are active, exercising, working, playing posture is important in all movements. It is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year, continuous, dynamic and an essential element to healthy living.   Allowing yourself time to work on good posture can be well worth the effort, and here are 5 reasons why. Take the Exercise Right quiz to find out how to Exercise Right for your uniqueness. Better lung capacity Great posture always starts at the absolute center of the body: the breath. Your diaphragm is an incredibly important muscle, responsible for...