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Do Posture Corrector Braces Actually Work?

Postural correctors/braces have been on the rise for the past few years. This is because the most common problem in today’s society is bad posture. People spend too much time sitting, texting, and on the computer. This causes your head to protrude forward and your shoulders to round forward. Overtime this poor posture results in neck, shoulder, and back pain. …

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How To Fix Your Posture – 3 Easy Steps!

This is one of the MOST common problems I see in today’s society. Everyone has poor posture, and they are either unaware or do not know how to fix it. The truth is bad posture has almost become the “norm” in today’s society. Nearly everyone is a victim of bad posture. Take a look around the next time you are …

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Why Does One Of My Ribs Stick Out More?

An uneven ribcage can be worrisome for those who do not understand the cause behind it. Many people do not pay attention to their ribs, and may not notice they have an uneven ribcage. Most people end up noticing after they lose weight, see in a picture, or someone else points it out to them. There are multiple causes that …

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Why Are My Love Handles Uneven?

This is a common question I get asked in the clinic/gym by people who are wondering why their one hip or “love handle” is bigger than the other. People usually believe their one love handle is fatter than the other. “Fat” most likely is NOT the reason why your one love handle looks bigger on that side. In most cases …

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Why Does My Chest Hurt When I Sneeze?

Experiencing pain while sneezing is quite common, yet there is very little information available for those facing this issue. I am going to discuss the main reasons why you are experiencing pain in your chest while sneezing/coughing. Having pain in your chest while sneezing is extremely frustrating because you feel helpless, and don’t know what you can do to stop …

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Why Does My Knee “Catch” When I Walk?

I was at the gym the other day, and I had a friend approach me (because he knows I’m a physical therapist), and he asked “why does my knee feel like it is catching when I walk?” I went on to explain the possible causes and what steps he should take about fixing it.  This seems to be a common …

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Why Does My Back Crack When I Breathe In?

This was a question I was constantly asking myself several years ago. While attending college for my bachelor’s degree I was noticing my back would ALWAYS crack when I breathed in. Although it did not hurt, it was rather annoying and worrisome. It continued for over a year before I decided to find the reason behind it. I asked my …