Squat, don’t Stoop

Squat, don’t Stoop

Many of us will lift correctly with heavy items but what about the hundreds of more ‘minor’ lifts we perform each week? Stooping to pick things up from a low place (or putting them down) can place considerable strain on the low back.  Even if a person is...
One-sided Activities – Be Aware

One-sided Activities – Be Aware

It is normal for human beings to not use their body symmetrically all of the time. A one-sided hand or foot preference for example allows us to be better skilled with a particular side. Our joints and muscles (including spine, pelvis, hips and shoulders) however may...