Posture

Here’s an article from Elle Magazine about one journalist’s quest to improve her posture. She uses a wide array of technique, and I love that instead of just asking an MD to help her, she seeks two PTs and a few other types of practitioners for advice.

The unfortunate thing about this article is that it doesn’t really offer an practical, easy-to-follow steps. Instead, what works for her is a unique combination of treatment that she manages to find in New York City. While I’m glad she found a solution that works for her, I wish she also offered some advice for readers to follow.

Posture

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Celebs with Lower Limb Injuries

I’ve previously written about celebrities such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brad Pitt and Halle Berry injuring themselves and needing PT, and today E! News has a video about another crop of celeb injuries. Brooke Shields brought a cane (and comfy flip flops!) with her to the fancy Met Ball due to a torn meniscus, “The Big Bang Theory’s” Kaley Cuoco sported a bright pink boot on set because of a broken foot, and singer Jessie J wore a leopard print boot on the red carpet after rupturing a ligament in her foot.

I remember how upset I was when I sprained my ankle, and I know that similar injuries can be devastating to patients even when the chance of a full recovery is high. It’s always great to hear celebrities having a positive attitude about their ailments, while continuing to live their lives normally. I also remember how awkward it was to hobble around school in my boot, and how ugly it was when I had to wear it with a fancy dress to a formal family affair. Maybe my spirits would have brightened if had someone offered me a fun, colorful boot!

Celebs with Lower Limb Injuries