Why is there pain in my groin? What is hip arthritis?

Why is there pain in my groin? What is hip arthritis? One of the most common causes of groin pain or hip pain is arthritis. This is progressive and is defined as 'inflammation of the joint'. It usually has a slow onset and worsens with time. Is there only one type of...

Why is there numbness in my legs? What is sciatica?

Why is there numbness in my legs? What is sciatica? So a vertebral disc protrusion can cause numbness? But what is a disc? When assessing why there is numbness in your legs, it is important to assess spinal structure. Spinal discs are located in between the vertebrae....

Exercises to improve desk posture. Pec stretches.

Exercises to improve desk posture. Keep your shoulders back. In the previous blog 'Exercises to improve desk posture. Keep your shoulders back', information and various exercises to strengthen the Rhomboid musculature were provided. This blog will provide you with a...

Exercises to improve desk posture. Keep your shoulders back.

Exercises to improve desk posture. Keep your shoulders back. In the previous blog 'how to sit at a desk to reduce back ache', information on the correct posture and body position was provided. This blog will provide you with two exercises that help improve desk...

How to sit at a desk to reduce back ache.

How to sit at a desk to reduce back ache. This blog post will provide you information on the following topics: General thoughts on desk posture. Chair types for desk work. Foot placement and footrests. Screen placement and height. Keyboard placement. Mouse placement....

How to get over headaches? What are the main causes of them?

How to get over headaches? This blog post will provide you information on the following topics: The different types of headaches. Some of the symptoms of these types of headaches. Some of the causes of these types of headaches.   Let's begin... Headaches are extremely...

Osteoporosis – Conclusion

Osteoporosis - Conclusion The main points to take away from the osteoporosis blog posts on Pinnacle Posture are as follows:   Femoral neck bone mineral density (BMD) can be increase by walking, however spinal BMD is unaffected. Spinal BMD is likely to increase with an...

Osteoporosis 3 – The Importance Of Proprioception

Osteoporosis 3. The Importance Of Proprioception. Proprioception is an awareness of ones own body in space. The receptors that are key in one’s proprioceptive ability are found in the ligaments, tendons and joints. When these receptors are triggered they send signals...

Will weightlifting keep my bones strong?

Will weightlifting keep your bones strong?     This blog post will provide you information on the following topics: The effect of weightlifting on bone density. The ideal weight and repetition amount per exercise. How speed of an exercise effects bone density....

How to keep my bones strong?

How To Keep My Bones Strong?   Firstly, let's look in to the general bone density of cyclists... Sports such as swimming and cycling are non weight bearing, non impact activities. Why does this matter? Well importantly, weight bearing and impact are known to help keep...