Posture

Back App chair gains traction

Back App chair gains traction

A Norwegian company has introduced a new chair designed to help with lower back and pelvic pain. The Back App chair is designed with a patented balancing ball design that lets sitters constantly adjust, and has users rest their feet on a footplate.

Slouching toward nursing home admission

Slouching toward nursing home admission

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Here's a little medical news that made me sit up straight: People with really bad posture are much more likely to eventually need help with activities of daily living (ADL), according to research published in the Journals of Gerontology.