Geelong Medical & Health Group News

The Best Sleep Positions For Back Pain, Snoring, And More

March 26 2018

  You try your best to call lights out at a reasonable time so you can get the recommended 7 to 8 hours of sleep. (Most of the time, anyway.) And yet your diligence isn’t really paying off since you spend half the night tossing and turning in discomfort. Turns out, your go-to sleep position...

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How Texting Can Seriously Mess Up Your Spine

December 23 2017

If you’re the type of person who’s constantly glued to your phone, be warned: Looking down at your screen can be the equivalent of putting up to 60 pounds of extra weight on your spine, according to a new analysis published in the journal Surgical Technology International. You already know that the caved shoulders habit is bad posture and a recipe for back pain. But turns out,...

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5 Simple Tips That Can Improve Your Posture

October 6 2017

Posture is integral to your overall health as it will give you more energy, less stress, and less fatigue. Good posture involves training your body to stand, walk, sit and lie in positions where the least strain is placed on supporting muscles and ligaments during movement or weight-bearing activities. Poor posture often results to back pain,...

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