Posture For Optimal Breathing

Try this: Sit or stand with your head hanging down, eyes looking to the floor, back slumping, with shoulders rounding forward Take a deep breath in What do you notice? Your muscles in your thorax (torso) become compressed and breathing volume is restricted. Furthermore, the forward head posture restricts airflow through your neck. The esophagus…

Relaxation/Postural Exercises Reduce Neck Pain & Headaches In The Workplace

Muscle tenderness over the surface of the skull (pericranium) is widely reported to be prevalent not only in sufferers of tension-type headache and cervicogenic headache but also in migraine sufferers.1 Neck pain has a lifetime prevalence of 45-71% and increases for those with headaches.2,3 Neck pain leads to high rate of work disability and lower…