You Are as Young as Your Spine

Ana Chidzoy, dancer, fitness instructor and international yoga teacher People are often surprised when I say I am forty years old, I have always looked young but what they are referring to more is what I can do with my spine. To be honest no one is more surprised than I am; never would I […]

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Yoga your neck pain away

Beth Cox, Yoga Practitioner, CNHC member. www.yogapractice.co.uk gives a personal, referenced account of why yoga is successful at treating mechanical neck pain One of the most common causes of neck pain is whiplash associated disorder (WAD). There is a clear explanation of what can cause whiplash injuries and some of the symptoms associated with the injury on […]

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The ankle reflex predicts outcome after lumbar disc surgery?

An ankle reflex is a test of mainly the first sacral nerve root, or S1 as an abbreviation. When S1 is working normally, a small strike of the achilles tendon , also called calcaneal tendon, with a tendon hammer causes the muscle attached to the tendon, gastrocnemius, to contract, which in turn causes the foot to flex […]

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How to choose the perfect office chair

Most of us sit for over 9.3 hours and sleep for under 7.7 hours. We don’t even realize how often we sit, because everyone around us is doing the same. Sitting causes more damage to your system than you can imagine. It exerts excessive stress on your spine leading to several back-related ailments. Apart from […]

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Yoga Instructors have perfect Spines on MRI

Yoga provides a healthy spinal structure- MRI proof in European Spine Journal A group of researchers recruited a two groups of people who had no spinal problems reported at all and divided them into two matched groups. One group were yoga instructors and the other group were people of the same age, gender and other […]

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