An Osteopath’s Guide On How to Fix Bad Posture

Poor posture can result in a whole host of issues, including back pain, shoulder stiffness, and general discomfort. Through consistency and minor changes to your daily habits, you can prevent these issues from surfacing. Using proven osteopathic approaches, we have created a thorough guide about how you can fix bad posture to loosen up your day. If you want to eliminate those unwanted niggles and aches, all you need to do is read on.

How to release the psoas muscle (hip flexor) to improve posture

Now more than ever, we’re sitting more and becoming more sedentary. Whether it’s school, work, or just our more inactive lifestyles, this increases our risk for poor posture. What is becoming more well known is that poor posture can lead to issues, such as back and neck pain. One of the most significant contributing factors comes from having tight psoas muscle(s) (also known as a hip flexor). By releasing your psoas muscle, you can help alleviate pain, improve wellbeing and attain better posture. What’s fantastic is that you can do this at home (without any equipment!). At the end of this article, you’ll be thinking why you hadn’t thought of following these simple tips earlier.

Urinary incontinence in women

Urinary Incontinence is defined by the International Continence Society (ICS) as “any involuntary loss of urine” (Haylen et al., 2010). It is a widespread disorder affecting 44–57% of the middle-aged female population at least one in every four young adult women during their life. These losses contribute to underestimating significant problems in personal and social wellbeing (Pizzol et al., 2021; Paiva et al., 2016; Rajavuori et al., 2022).

Trigger Finger

Trigger finger (TF) is a pathologic change in hypertrophy at the intersection of the tendon with the tendon pulley, resulting in difficult gliding of the tendon under the pulley and causing triggering, snapping, or locking upon flexion of the involved metacarpophalangeal joint of the fingers.

Closing the Gap After Pregnancy – Managing Your Diastasis Recti

One of the most common problems after pregnancy is the gradual separation of the abdominal muscles. Clinically, this problem is better known as diastasis recti. For some, a gap in this region can lead to further health complications. However, others might begin to experience self-esteem issues. Regardless, there are ways to prevent and manage diastasis recti. The following article will incorporate our clinician’s extensive experience and the latest research to help you close the gap after pregnancy.

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