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Home instructions

How to maintain spinal health while engaging in everyday activities.

Home instructions

Welcome to our blog. Everyday life can take its toll on spinal health, so on this page we post advice on how best to sleep, sit, drive, and other things you thought you already knew how to do.

Poor posture isn’t an inevitable consequence of ageing, just consider ballerinas – they look youthful even as they age thanks to their upright posture. Patients often feel guilty about poor posture, as if it were some kind of moral failing, but it isn’t. Many factors conspire to create poor posture, and this article will help you to understand them, and stop giving yourself a hard time whenever you slouch. 

Sleeping well depends on good pillow height.

Do you know which two sleeping positions are the best for your spine? And which position you should avoid at all costs? As a chiropractor, I have strong opinions on this because I see the consequences of sleeping badly. Read on to find out which positions I recommend, and how to get your pillow height exactly right. 

Sitting. It’s the perfect way to relax, right? Wrong. By sitting badly, you put your spine under stress. Here are our guidelines on how best to sit for optimal spinal health.