The Thorax

Since I last posted on my own site over a year ago, I’ve written over 300 posts– all for other people. In most of the posts I’ve written about various problems all over the body, I relate back to the thorax. Whether it’s specifically the thoracic spine or breathing mechanics, it’s the thorax that keeps […]

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AxSpA & AS (Ankylosing Spondylitis)

AxSpA AxSpA is an abbreviation of Axial Spondyloarthritis. It may also go by AS, although this is more commonly used for ankylosing spondylitis. AxSpA literally means “spinal arthritis”, but the condition is more specific than that. It is a very under-diagnosed inflammatory condition, in the same family as autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s […]

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The Two Types of Scoliosis

Scoliosis is one of those words that either you’ve never heard of or you would dread to be diagnosed with. I wouldn’t call it a complete diagnosis in itself, but more of a finding that needs to be taken into account. If it’s insignificant enough to go undetected through childhood, then it’s likely that it’s […]

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Ergonomics: desk posture

Since lockdown, this post has been getting more traffic than any other. I’ve updated it to reflect my current guildelines, and added in a list of chairs I’ve come across that look good at the end (neither tried nor tested) Like sleep, you can spend about 1/3 of your day at your desk. Make sure […]

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