How Your Posture Affects Your Brain

How Your Posture Affects Your Brain

You may be aware of the health risks of bad posture such as height loss, arthritis, disc bulging and herniations in the spine, just to name a few. So the health benefits of good posture to your body should be clear. But are you aware of the benefits to your brain from...
Sciatica Pain and Relief

Sciatica Pain and Relief

Your story might begin like this: One day you feel some pain in your lower back. You ignore it and attribute it to something you did earlier in the week, or earlier in your life. And then one day the pain moves and travels down and across your buttocks. Another week...
Are You Dizzy?

Are You Dizzy?

Vertigo? Dizziness? Have you ever gotten up out of bed with a sudden onset of dizziness? Do you feel as if the room is spinning? Does it last just a few seconds or a few minutes? If you experience these symptoms, you most likely have what is called “BPPV: Benign...
How Long Will You Live Test

How Long Will You Live Test

A Brazilian doctor invented a Sitting Rising Test (SRT) which he says can predict your risk of dying in the next five years. I maintain as a Physical Therapist, that your ability to perform this test successfully depends on the strength of your glutes which is why my...
Are Your Workouts Aging You?

Are Your Workouts Aging You?

Are Your Workouts Aging You? Part one of a three part series on exercises that age you. The average health club offers more options in exercise classes, personal training and even equipment more than ever before. Our options are seemingly unlimited as to how we want...