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Head Weights for Posture – Do They Work?

Using Head Weights for Posture Correction People are endlessly creative and when there is a need, you can guarantee that someone is working on a solution.  Using head weights for posture correction is a case in point. Most people will have a mental image of young ladies in Victorian …

Best Calf Stretch Board Options

Tight calves are all too common and they effect both your movement and general posture. In this post we discuss three great calf stretch boards and what makes them so popular. The Three Best Calf Stretch Boards Option 1. Pro Stretch by Medidyne           …

Posture Exercises StandUpStr8 Reviewed

The more we sit, the more our posture is at risk. Simple. Today’s post takes a careful look at a new posture exercises product aimed at helping users fight back – the StandUpStr8. Posture Exercises versus Posture Brace If you have read our posts before, you’ll know that we …

Can Wii Fit Help Posture?

Balance and Posture A healthy posture is made up of several interlinked components – muscle tone, flexibility, movement, and alignment. When all these factors are working correctly, your body naturally falls into a healthy posture. When any one of them is less than optimal, a common side effect …

Calf Stretch Board Device

Medi-Dyne ProStretch Calf Stretch Board Medi-Dyne make a lot of customer self help devices aimed at the home user who wants to solve, or prevent, pain and injuries associated with sports. The calf stretch board featured in this review allows the user to stretch their calves in a …

Stiff Back in the Morning

Do You Suffer From a Stiff Back in the Morning? Well welcome to the crowd! A high number of people wake up every day and rather than bouncing out of bed, struggle with a stiff back in the morning that makes getting up painful. What is the Cause? …

Posture Brace or Muscle Strengthening?

Is a posture brace the secret to a better posture or would you be better off working on muscle tone to naturally support your back?    This is a valid question that many people ask when looking for ways to improve their posture or fix existing back pain. The …

Piriformis Syndrome and Sciatic Back Pain

Piriformis syndrome is not something that most people know about, but if you have it, it can dominate your life. In simple terms, tightness or dysfunction of the piriformis muscle causes both pain and lack of function. Piriformis Muscle The piriformis muscle(s) is located partly within the back of …