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Poor Posture and Shoulder Pain
Could your poor posture be causing your shoulder pain? With a name like Beverly Hills Posture, it should come as no surprise that we spend quite a bit of time focusing on correcting posture. This is for good reason. Poor posture is responsible for a lot of musculoskeletal pain and can increase your risk of […]
What is Scoliosis?
Scoliosis is a common spine condition that involves side bending and rotation of the spine. It is a dangerous, painful disorder that contributes to a wide variety of injuries. It is particularly sneaky, however, as it usually develops slowly and gradually. For that reason, it can go undetected for long periods of time. This makes […]
Backpacks and Back Pain
Back to school! The time of the year filled with post summer reunions, apples on teachers’ desks, fresh school supplies, ABC’s, and 123’s. With all this excitement, you may miss another, sneakier element of the back to school season that could potentially pose a threat to your children’s health: the overstuffed backpack. According to the […]
Prenatal Pilates and Its Benefits
Prenatal Pilates and Its Benefits If you are currently a patient here at Beverly Hills Posture, it is very likely you have done Pilates before. It is a low to no impact exercise that focuses on increased body awareness and strengthening, loosening, and stabilizing muscles. For these reasons, it also happens to be an excellent […]
Do you suffer from Text Neck?
A few months back, we wrote a post about Upper Crossed Syndrome, a disorder wherein the muscles of the upper back and chest tighten and shorten. This disruption of functionality causes an imbalance that leads to a host of painful problems. (If you haven’t read the article, go check it out! It’s a worthwhile read.) […]
The Effects of Massage and Acupuncture on Anxiety and Depression
With overall mental health on the decline and the awareness of its importance on the rise, more and more people are educating themselves on what can be done to improve and maintain a happy, healthy mind. Exercise, eat right, speak with a therapist, practice mindfulness, step away from social media. These are all things we […]
Managing Mental Health with Exercise
It should come as no surprise to you (or really anyone, for that matter) that regular exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle. Getting the blood flowing optimizes heart function, helps stave off serious illnesses, improves posture (woohoo!), & helps with weight management. What is not so widespread is the effect of regular […]
The Problem with Weak Glutes
For those of us who sit for a majority of the day, it is easy for our glutes to get weak. When it comes time to get up and go, they remain inactivated, unable to put it in the work required to help our body move safely and effectively. An unstable pelvis causes our body […]
Are you getting enough Fiber?
Are you getting enough fiber? We hate to break it to you, but probably not. While dietary guidelines state that the average male needs approximately 38 grams per day and the average female needs 25 grams, studies show that the average American consumes a mere 10-15 grams of fiber per day. That’s less than half […]
The Problem With Group Fitness
Group Fitness Classes: Exciting. Encouraging. Not for Everyone. Group fitness classes are all the rage as of late and how could they not be? Options abound with energetic, performative instructors all pushing you and the rest of your sweaty classmates to your limits. Accountability, excitement, and fitness. What could possibly go wrong? Well, it depends. […]