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A Reminder On Mindfulness, Straight From the Physical Therapist's Office

Sarah Bogdanski | Posted 04.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Bogdanski

If you know someone who could use a shift in their thinking, share this with them. And what are some "lazy" thoughts that are blocking you from moving forward in your life? Any reminders to yourself to move past them? Share below!

The Overcomer

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 04.11.2016 | Parents
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

So here we are again, wobbling. But this is a mental wobble with more risk than anything she's ever had to experience. I can feel the struggle she's experiencing by just watching her.

Yoga for Scoliosis Brings Results

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Loren Fishman, MD

When Jacob Bender of Dillsburg, Pennsylvia was 14, during a routine exam his doctor noticed that curves were forming in his spine that were consistent...

The Human Ability to Adapt Is Our Greatest Asset

Nastasia Yakoub | Posted 03.04.2016 | Impact
Nastasia Yakoub

I've been blessed with much, especially as of late. I'd like to give back to a cause dear to my heart. Contribute whatever you may wish and please hel...

Wearing a Back Brace to Bed Shaped More Than My Bones

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.24.2016 | Women
Van Winkle's

There's an old adage about the adaptability of kids: They'll consume anything if you feed it to them early enough. My early adopted skill was less practical than most.

Doing Simple Yoga Pose Short-Term Reduces Adolescent Scoliosis Curves By Almost Half

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Loren Fishman, MD

Yoga -- free, with "side-effects" such as better posture, enhanced self-esteem and elevated consciousness, can be done without cost, at home, producing results in a brief time -- certainly provides hope

Be Your Own Patient Advocate

Tanya Rasa | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Tanya Rasa

At age 12, I was diagnosed with scoliosis, an abnormal curvature of the spine, during a school health screening. It was my first experience of being my own health care advocate, and I learned the importance of conducting research, including asking questions, and going with your intuition.

There Is Nothing Straight About the Spine: Post(ure) vs. Act(ure)

Anat Baniel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Anat Baniel

Many of us have been told to stand up straight. However, there is nothing straight about the spine. When you look at the spine in profile, it has curves.

Scoliosis: Go With the Curve -- How You Can Increase Your Flexibility and Strength and Reduce Pain Through Brain Change

Anat Baniel | Posted 08.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Anat Baniel

Saturday, June 29, 2013, was the first International Scoliosis Awareness Day. It's a day to "create positive, public awareness about scoliosis, promot...

No One Knows What Causes It -- And It Still Affects More Girls Than Boys

Posted 03.20.2013 | Women

Leah LaRocco | Women You Should Know When I tell people I have Scoliosis I’m surprised by two things. First, by how many people do not know what ...

When Good Men Go Bad

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 05.26.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

When a woman feels sick, it rarely interferes with her lifestyle. She prepares dinner, does laundry, takes a few minutes to throw up, then car pools. It's what her mother and grandmother did.

Nick Cannon's HALO Shines Bright

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Timothy Cooper

As we piled into a reserved room at the tony Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Mr. Cannon, looking the part of his position of chairman at Teen Nick, came off as a humble and down- to- earth guy.

Want To Prevent Back Problems? Get Up!

Ford Vox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ford Vox

What's more worrying to me than the current tussle over treatments is the apparent uptick in scoliosis in developed countries that correlates nicely with increasingly sedentary lifestyles.

Sole Mates

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

She said that most men don't understand why women love to pamper themselves by getting pedicures, adding: "Usually, guys pamper themselves by buying more expensive beer."