The Text Neck Syndrome: 3 Yoga Exercises to Help

By
Baxter Bell, MD and Nina Zolotow, RYT 500

What can you do about “text neck” head-forward syndrome, an increasingly common issue that affect most people working at desks and computers? And, how can yoga help?  

Yoga for Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention - Shifting the Focus to Falls

Osteoporosis affects an estimated 200 million women worldwide, and each year. Roughly 4 in 10 white women age 50 or older in the United States will experience a hip, spine, or wrist fracture sometime during... Read more
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Yoga for Osteoporosis - An Interview with Loren Fishman, M.D. and Ellen Saltonstall

Osteoporosis is one of the most widespread chronic conditions in the Western hemisphere. How does yoga help counteract the effects of bone loss and osteoporosis? In this interview, Dr. Loren Fishman and Ellen... Read more

Dr. Baxter Bell: Yoga for Heart Health - How to Tune up Your Circulatory System

How does yoga affect heart health? One important avenue is the way yoga practices help to maintain or improve circulation in the cardio-vascular system. This is the system that includes the heart muscle, the... Read more

Osteoporosis, Vertebral Fractures and Dowager’s Hump—The Role of Hyperkyphosis

For anyone diagnosed with osteoporosis, there are two main concerns—increased risk of hip fractures and vertebral fractures. Vertebral compression fractures caused by the thin bone mass of osteoporosis have long been taught to cause hyperkyphosis, or the dowager’s hump that inflict many elderly. Read more
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Do Your Bones Affect Your Mood? The Surprising Bone-Brain Link

Does our skeleton—and bones—play a role for our health and wellbeing beyond ‘just’ holding up our body, as previously assumed? Indeed, new research indicates that hormones produced as part of building bone... Read more
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Yoga for Healthy Aging: Enhance Agility to Prevent Fractures

Agility is the ability to move easily through a series of positions while you stay balanced and in control. Some everyday situations that require agility are getting in and out of a car (especially the back... Read more