Dorene from Fusion Pilates Asheville gives some tips on balance. To Prevent Falling – Balance, Strength, Attention are needed. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 1-in-3 adults over the age of 65 falls every year, with many sustaining serious injuries such as a broken hip or head trauma. Falls are also the
We all know that good posture is desirable, from not only an aesthetic point of view – who doesn’t like the compliment, “Look at what nice posture you have!”- but from a physiological point of view as well. Good posture allows the bones to align resulting in the architecture of the body supporting our constant
In our last post we examined the Upper Crossed Syndrome: Tight chest and back of the neck and weak upper back and front of the neck. The Lower Crossed Syndrome which we will examine in this article goes hand in hand with the Upper Crossed Syndrome. When our upper body is out of whack, the
When I was a kid, my mom always nagged me about sitting up straighter. After starting my Pilates practice, I gained ¾ of an inch in height. However, when I see myself in photos and videos, I am still aware that I have some more work to do on my forward head posture. My chiropractor
One of the most common mucked up postures we take on is shoulders shoved back, chest forward and front ribs splayed. This creates a habitually overextended thoracic spine and an increased lordotic ( lower back) curve. This destroys the birthright convex curve of our thoracic spine and the just right concave curve of the lumbar.