Posture

December 2017

Yoga as Therapeutic for Low Back Pain and Aquatic Possibilities

December 5th, 2017|

When practiced correctly, yoga appears to be effective in treating a wide variety of health conditions.  Iyengar yoga is most commonly found in therapy as it strives for precise anatomical alignment and uses various props to assist positioning.  The attention to precise anatomical positioning makes it well-suited to back pain, where dysfunctional alignment may be […]

April 2015

Poor Posture and its Effects on the Body

April 8th, 2015|

Posture is defined as “the relative position of the body at any one period of time.”  Correct posture or neutral posture is a position in which minimal stress is applied to the body’s muscles, tissues, joints, and ligaments, providing the most energy efficient movement.
The central nervous system (CNS) begins to make musculoskeletal adaptations to the […]