Posture Health

Posture can affect how we feel about ourselves.

October 24, 2014Tania and I meet at a café half way between our two homes on a monthly bases to discuss, face to face, our plans for the months ahead in Ollie Owl. This month the main topic on the agenda was blogging. We put down some ideas on poor posture in both children and adults. Having...
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STOP the slouching

April 14, 2014The Heavy Head Experiment To get your kids on board with the effects of poor posture or hunching why don’t you try this simple experiment? Sit your child at the table with chair tucked in and arm bent as though about to have an arm wrestle but palm facing the ceiling. Get a three to...
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7 ways to protect your child from BAD posture

March 28, 2014Written by Dr Leigh Sheldrick I just saw a new patient, a fifteen year old boy with a pretty poor posture. What shocks me the most about this is that I am no longer shocked.  I almost now get surprised when I see a new patient in my practice with a good posture.  There is...
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Could your child be suffering from iPosture Syndrome

February 28, 2014Head_Forward_Illust What is iPosture Syndrome? iPosture Syndrome refers to the stooping/hunching posture we are increasingly seeing in our young children and teenagers, once an issue seen only in adults. Due to the increase use of portable technology at younger and younger ages stooping is now commonplace in all age groups. The syndrome can have dire...
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