posture

Is ‘good’ posture and core strength really that important?

Is ‘good’ posture and core strength really that important?

I don’t know how many times I hear people say, “I really need to work on my core strength,” or “my trainer says I need to activate my core more.”

 Do we really need to be so obsessed with our core?  How important is a strong core and good posture in avoiding back pain and stiffness? 

NEW Workplace Posture Workshops for local businesses!

NEW Workplace Posture Workshops for local businesses!

Having spent over 15 years working in corporate health management, educating staff and running workplace health and wellbeing programs for companies and their employees I have noticed the increase in neck, back and shoulder problems.  The Myotherapy and Movement Clinic has now developed an engaging and interactive Workplace Posture workshop for local businesses in Camberwell and Hawthorn East.

Sitting and Posture related pain

Sitting and Posture related pain

Is sitting at your desk all day good for your posture?  That all depends on if it is causing you pain and stiffness.  Sitting in the same position for countless hours a day is not ideal and will often lead to neck, shoulder and back problems, including pain, discomfort and headaches.