“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” George Burns. I love that line. I often hear my massage clients say that their pain is a result of old age. This amuses me, as often enough, I am the same age or older than they are. They will ask me afterContinue reading “Aging – How You Move Matters!”
Tag Archives: Low Back Pain
Every Bone In It’s Natural Place
Every Bone Has It’s Natural Place The particular arrangement of the human skeleton is a product of the demands of upright living and the constant force of gravity. Each bone has a natural place relative to its neighbours. As in the song “Dem Bones” by James Weldon Johnson, The foot bones connected to the ankleContinue reading “Every Bone In It’s Natural Place”
Dr’s Testimonial for Gokhale Method
I have to share this great testimonial coming from a GP in my recent Melbourne Gokhale Method Foundations Course. He encourages his patients in Australia to look at root causes of their pain and promotes healthier ways to eliminate it for good! “One of the most difficult things all healthcare practitioners have to grapple withContinue reading “Dr’s Testimonial for Gokhale Method”
Physician, Heal Thyself
Gokhale Method® for a Pain-Free Back By: Esther Gokhale listed in Positive Health Online back pain, originally published in issue 213 – April 2014 Physician, Heal Thyself If you are a health and wellness professional, sitting, standing, bending and lifting likely constitute a large part of your work life. Are these positions comfortable forContinue reading “Physician, Heal Thyself”
How do children develop poor posture?
How do children develop poor posture? Have you ever observed a baby sitting on the floor. They have perfect posture. Nobody is telling them to “sit up straight!” They just do this automatically. If you observe their movements you will notice something quite beautiful. They sit upright effortlessly with their pelvis positioned well to perfectlyContinue reading “How do children develop poor posture?”
Preventative vs Curative
Well-Being for the Open-Minded Sceptic #23 – Preventative vs Curative I recently finished teaching a Gokhale Method posture course. In it, I teach people how to sit, lie down, stand, bend and walk. Ha! You say, “I knew how to do all of those things from a very young age. I don’t need someone toContinue reading “Preventative vs Curative”
“Some Things to Avoid if You Want to Maintain a Healthy Back.”
People recognize that the body has a natural ability to heal and they seek ways to increase that ability. When it comes to back pain. You control your body. You can have good control when you pay attention to the messages and information you receive. You can put out fires as soon as they happenContinue reading ““Some Things to Avoid if You Want to Maintain a Healthy Back.””
Long Flights – Staying healthy, getting comfortable and keeping your back in tact.
I just returned to Australia from Hawaii on a 10 1/2 hour flight. I was fortunate to have secured an isle seat. This works well as it allows me to get up easily to stretch and move around often without disturbing the people sitting next to me. In case you haven’t heard, movement on airplanesContinue reading “Long Flights – Staying healthy, getting comfortable and keeping your back in tact.”