Posture

The Buffalo Hump

buffalo hump, posture, Dr Beverley Marr

As a child, I spent many afternoons watching western movies. I was in for the horses. The stampede scenes were great, big horses tearing it up among all the crazy-eyed buffalo. Not until many years later did I realize the two big mistakes about westerns. (1)Those weren’t buffalo, they were American Bison, and (2) Bison …

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Posture

Are We Shrinking?

shrinking, aging, osteoarthritis, exercise, posture, Dr Beverley Marr, pureposture

When we’re young, we think we are invincible having the freedom to explore, play, learn. Fresh ideas, abundant energy, raw potential. It’s a beautiful thing. Soon enough though, we learn the only certainty in life is aging. And with aging comes change, physical change being the most obvious. Recently I attended my high school reunion. …

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Lifestyle

We Need Our Sleep

Sleep, sleeping positions, posture, Dr Beverley Marr

Unfortunately, most of us do not get enough sleep. There is nothing new about that statement. But did you know our sleeping positions do have an impact on us and can be even harmful? Sleep is as important as taking a breath, drinking water and eating. Without it, humans experience intolerable psychological effects like severe …

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