Posture is a frequent topic of discussion for physiotherapists, clients, the media and society. A common belief is that spinal pain is caused by sitting, standing, or bending “incorrectly”. Many patients tell us, “I know I have bad posture” before we begin examining them. It is often assumed that “incorrect” posture is the cause of pain and needs changing, but does it? What does the science tell us? Is there such a thin.
With all the excitement of having bubs finally at home with the family, mother’s needs are often overlooked. However, this time can be one of the most challenging and physically demanding times for her. Mums, who are still in their early stages of recovery post delivery are now entering the whole new world of nursing bubs full time. And this presents its own set of phy.