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Goal Setting – Wellbeing Series

  Wellbeing Series Mindset and Goal Setting By Elissa Jewell, Strength Coach and Sports Nutritionist.   The first of our three-part series on Women’s Health will cover how to discover what simple, implementable and reasonable steps we can make towards achieving our goals and making changes happen. Unfortunately many people attribute their failure to having […]

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Shoulder Girdle Upper Extremity

The Shoulder Girdle and Upper Extremity The Shoulder Girdle is made up of the: Clavicle (collarbone) Scapula (shoulder-blade) Upper Extremity (arm all the way down to, and including the hand) The Shoulder Girdle sits atop the rib cage with its only joint attachment between the clavicle and the Sternum (at the front) – allowing for […]

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Lower Back Pain and Posture

Lower Back Pain and Posture – Intro Lower Back Pain affects up to 80 percent of the population. It can come on suddenly or evolve over time. Its causes are many with most cases lasting only a short period. However, persistent lower back pain can last for a while and have a direct impact on […]

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Posture, Feet, and Standing

Our posture from the ground up ‘Sole’ Searching – understanding your feet Like most structures support begins at the bottom – a base of support. Understanding our feet is integral in creating support for all the regions of the body that come above it. Whether standing, walking, running, or playing sport, we will usually encase […]

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Sitting Posture

Sitting ‘up right’ Posture A glimpse into the past The notion of the ‘line’ is present in both the standing and sitting position. Left and right, front and back, top and bottom must align to allow ease and comfort when sitting. In standing we begin our inquiry at the feet, however, in sitting we rest on […]

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Gravity affects posture

Gravity and its effect on Posture Gravity is with us from the time of our conception to the moment of death. It is so all pervading that we cannot sense it, for humans perceive sensory stimulation only as it varies. (We recognize light because there are periods of darkness, sound because we know quiet.) We […]

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Understanding My Posture

Understanding My Posture Like all the body’s functions, we require a balanced and integrated approach to achieve lasting postural change. By assuming a posture or bodily position that does not fit our body type, or our unique limitations, we are making it difficult for a more balanced and natural upright posture to unfold. There is […]

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Fascia is the organ of posture

Fascia interconnection – Part 2 Fascia: Organ of Posture It is through the relationship of the interconnecting networks that the fascial system draws its importance to the Soft Tissue Therapist. Fascia which links all the segments of the muscular system when the body is healthy, may also reshape the body when it is pulled out […]

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