July Question of the Month Is one of your shoulders higher than the other? Most people have one shoulder higher than the other. Is one of your shoulders higher, and if so, which one? How to find out Look in the mirror, let your arms hang by your side naturally, and look at your shoulders. Is one higher than the other? Check your collarbones – is the collarbone on your higher shoulder higher than the
This month, Morganne is offering free 15-min postural assessments on Monday mornings at Leyton and Friday and Saturday mornings at Walthamstow – click here for more details. Here she talks about why correct posture is important and how a few small changes can go a long way to reducing some common complaints, along with some easy exercises to help yourself back into better postural alignment. (update Aug 2016: this was available Nov 2014 – we currently
National Stress Awareness Day is 5 November Question: Are you aware of your stress? Do you know if you are or aren’t? Do you know what stress does to your body & brain? Do you have a plan to become de-stressed? Today we’ll talk about: Stress Awareness That’s right – being aware of your stress, what your stress is doing to you, and coming up with a plan to get yourself into ‘rest & restore’
About this time of year, as the weather gets colder, we see a lot of people whose usually manageable (or non-existent) neck and shoulder pain has become more noticeable, or even unbearable. I like to call this the ‘cold weather shoulder’. In this post, we look at some possible causes and what you can do to prevent or alleviate it. Most people walk around with a certain level of tension in their neck and shoulders.