Ankle Injury

How to Prevent Ankle Injuries

Ankle injuries are among the single most common type of injury that occurs to athletes, but you don’t have to be a jock to find yourself suffering from ankle sprains and strains. First, consider that the difference between a sprain and strain is that a sprain occurs to a ligament, and a strain is an […]

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How to Fix Rounded Shoulders

If you’re reading this, there’s a very good chance that you have round shoulders. And if you’ve had rounded shoulders for a long time, chances are you want to find a quick, permanent way to resolve the problem. There is such a way, one that often doesn’t involve any exercises or uncomfortable soft tissue work. […]

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How to Get your Glutes Fired Up

Every 5-10 years or so a revolution pops up in physical fitness and athletic training where all the focus is on one form of training. Working the “core,” stability training, posterior chain training, interval training, and mobility work have all had their day in the sun.   The latest trend is glute activation techniques to […]

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The Flat Feet Solution

By Annette Verpillot, President, Posturepro   Flat feet – sounds funny, but it’s no joke. In the US military it used to be that having flat feet would routinely excuse potential recruits from military service. Today, that rule is no longer strictly enforced, but if it were, the country would cease to be a world […]

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Nasal Breathing and Performance

It has been known for many years that people with proper occlusion have greater endurance and better performance than those with malocclusion (1). The alignment of the muscles of the jaws and teeth can have a direct impact on a player’s performance and strength. Don’t make the mistake of thinking your head is simply attached to your […]

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Posture and Digestion

We’ve been mislead to believe that “you are what you eat”, whereas in actuality “you are what you absorb”, and posture, as in many things, has a few interesting impacts on nutrition that few suspect.   Good nutrition is the foundation of health, just as posture is the foundation of good movement and biomechanics. As […]

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Practitioner of the Month: March 2016 – Deniz Mustard

Posturepro is proud to present our practitioner spotlight of the month for March 2016: Deniz Mustard. This feature is designed to showcase Posturology practitioners that have been certified by the Posturepro International Performance Program. Deniz completed all four levels of Posturepro’s Posturology training program and currently practices Posturology in London, England. Here is what Deniz has to say about her experience […]

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Leg Length Discrepancy and Sports Injury

The first issue at hand when discussing leg length discrepancy is whether or not leg lengths are being accurately measured. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), a leg length discrepancy of 1/5 inch to 3/5 inch is normal (1). Most doctors and physical therapists use a measuring tape and bony prominences on the […]

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Posturologist Spotlight: January 2016

Posturepro is proud to present our Posturologist spotlight of the month for January 2016: Michael Carrier. This feature is designed to showcase a Posturology practitioners that has been certified by the Posturepro International Performance Program. Michael practices Posturology in Quebec City and has helped widen access to Posturology treatments in Canada. He completed his certification in 2015 and […]

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Can Your Ability to Squat Predict Your Life Expectancy?

Are you looking to get a sense of your state of health and a peak into your potential life expectancy? Although it is absolutely impossible to predict life expectancy, experts have discovered a variety of factors that have been tested and proven to play a role in life expectancy. In fact, there are tests that […]

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