1 Sep 2016

The Hunchback Of Corporate Life

Are you a desk-jockey who feels their poor sitting posture is turning them into the resident office hunch back? I like to call this posture the “Hunchback of corporate life”, but don’t worry you are definitely not alone if you feel like this! When you sit at a desk all day in one particular position, […]

4 Feb 2016

The 12 Most Common Golf Swing Characteristics: S-Posture

There are 12 most common swing characteristics in a golf swing, which include: S-Posture C-Posture Loss of Posture Flat Shoulder Plane Early Extension Over-the-Top Sway Slide Reverse Spine Angle Hanging Back Casting/Early Release/Scooping Chicken Winging In my subsequent blogs I will be going through each of these 12 in more detail. But let’s start with: […]

10 Jul 2015

Scheuermann’s Disease…”That Hunch In Your Back”

Scheuermann’s Disease is a developmental disorder of the spine, characterised by abnormal wedge shaped vertebrae in the upper back (thoracic spine). This sometimes leads to postural abnormality and excessive curvature, i.e. increased thoracic kyphosis or ‘hunch back’, of the thoracic spine. Less commonly, it can also be found in lower back (lumbar spine). These changes occur during […]

3 Nov 2014

How To Assess Posture

In this blog we are going to break down a Postural Assessment to let you know what exactly we look at and why.  You might notice every time you see a Physiotherapist they ask you questions, lots of questions. We are looking for clues, patterns and reasons why somebody might be getting pain or discomfort.  Sometimes […]

5 May 2011

Scoliosis of the Spine

This week I wanted to focus on Spinal Scoliosis, as I speak to a lot of patients who have been diagnosed with scoliosis as an adolescent and want to know how this impacts their alignment, or whether they should be concerned even if they don’t have any symptoms.  The prevalence of adolescent scoliosis is higher […]