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The Forward Posture, Forward Bend Posture, Hands-and-Feet Posture (Padahastasana) by Jennifer D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 03 Nov 2008 9:02pm 1 Comment We will describe this posture in a modified manner incorporating visualization and relaxation. Executing yoga postures are like meditation. If you execute it with full awareness, relaxation and visualization, you can get the maximum benefit out of it Forward Bend Posture Technique Breathe normally ... Read on »
End Neck Pain By Improving Posture - How Proper Posture Improves Your Spine Relieving Nerve Pressure by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 4:12pm How does posture have anything to do with neck pain?-- Neck pain comes from pressure on the nerves. How does this happen?--Usually pressure from a misaligned neck spine. When your spine is misaligned (some call that subluxated) it does not move like it should and in turn creates inflammation in that area. Either out-of-alignment spinal vertebrae ... Read on »
Improve your Posture with the Posture Corrector by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sun 23 Aug 2009 10:22pm Recently, I have been getting many emails from patients who wish to improve their posture. The most common posture I see is the forward head posture (or forward head carriage) with rolled shoulders forward. A slouched looking posture that is not healthy for your spine. The Posture Corrector is the best support that I have found to keep your shou ... Read on »
If You Have Forward Head Posture, What Other Posture Might You Have? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sun 19 Sep 2010 7:01am Forward Head Carriage is one of the most (if not the most) postural misalignments that is seen. The bad thing is that so many misalignments go hand and hand with it. The first is rolled shoulders. Your shoulders should be back, but shift your head forward and see how hard it is to keep your head back. The Posture Corrector is the best tool ... Read on »
Prone Cobra | Posture Exercise | Improve Posture Training by Scott W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 19 Sep 2009 10:01pm Click to Play Prone Cobra, improve your posture and learn how to exercise with Scott White: join now: Read on »
The EBA Posture Shirt Is a Valuable Tool in Fighting the Bad Posture Epidemic by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 22 Aug 2011 10:11am Ever since high school, I’ve had really poor posture. My parents had me tested for scoliosis (curvature of the spine), but that wasn’t the problem (thankfully). I’m just a sloucher! So, when I was contacted about the EBA Posture Shirt , I was anxious to try it. Experts say that children’s posture is getting worse thanks to hauling around heav ... Read on »
Head Retraction Exercises- A Must to Correct Forward Head Posture by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sun 19 Oct 2008 4:00pm Forward head posture or forward head carriage is the #1 postural misalignment people suffer with today. Head retractions are the best exercise to help correct this. Start by sitting or standing up straight. Pretend your head is on a track that runs along both sides of your neck. You are simply going to slide your head back on that track. ... Read on »
I Can’t Stress the Importance of Good Neck Posture Enough! by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 12:00am Good posture in the neck means that our neck bones inside of us are in good alignment; and that means the nerves are free from any unwanted pressure. All of this equals a body functioning at its best and without health problems like neck pain, headaches, or something worse. Here is a list of the cervical nerves and what they control: ... Read on »
Prenatal Yoga- Posture to Prepare You for Labor by Sara H. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 20 Jun 2008 5:02pm In your 3rd trimester it will benefit you to do yoga postures that will open up your pelvis in preparation for an easier labor.  A good posture to do is what I call the “modified squat” (see below).  Modified Squat *Place your feet approximately 3 1/2 feet apart. *Place your hands on the floor shoulder width apart and slightly in front of yo ... Read on »
Postural Drainage and Chest Physiotherapy by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:27pm From mist tents to vibrating air-filled vests, the world of airway clearance therapy for cystic fibrosis patients has undergone many changes over the last few decades. Their underlying goal is the same: stimulate the lungs to move as much sticky mucus out of the airways as possible. Patients with cystic fibrosis who are old enough to remember ... Read on »