Posts Tagged "chest opener"

Quick Tip: Want to try something new for your upper back pain?

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Want to try something new for your upper back pain?

If you’re hunched over the computer all day, you’re probably always looking for new ways to manage and relieve your neck and upper back pain. In this week’s Quick Tip, Jenny Lightstone shares a great tool for you to add to your repertoire. Spend some time each day on your foam roller focusing on opening up your chest, and see how it affects your posture and level of pain. Let us know what you think!

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Quick Tip: Outsmart your slouching habit

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Outsmart your slouching habit

A lot of people make the mistake of trying to correct their posture with too much force or violence. When you try to correct your posture by jerking your shoulders back, you can sometimes overdo it and create new problems in the body. In this week’s Quick Tip, the last one of Upper Crossed Month, Psoas therapist Esther Bramlett offers up an extremely gentle way for you to maintain healthy posture while sitting in front of the computer without any harmful over-compensation. Esther sees a lot of clients who come in with neck and back pain from working at a desk for long hours. If that...

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