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Are You Evolving or Regressing? The Trouble with Modern Posture and Diet

By | 2017-07-19T20:26:51+00:00 June 11th, 2012|Back Pain, Healthy Posture, Nutrition|

Are you evolving or regressing?  That's something I wonder about when looking at modern American posture and the modern American diet (sometimes referred to as the "Standard American Diet").  Before the 1920's most people in the world had healthy, aligned posture.  They stood with elegant, erect posture, moved with ease and grace, and stayed active into their old age. Today, 80% of Americans will experience a severe bout of low back pain at some point in their lives.  We see people everywhere with slumped, collapsed posture who have injuries that prevent them from doing the things they love like dancing, [...]

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