We Review the Best Sandals for High Arches

I’m honored to write the best sandals for high arches article for those in search of a fitting sandal for their condition. Why should you read this post? I’m a physiologist and a practicing physiotherapist, and I’ve garnered more experience particularly with this neurological disorder, and I’ll be so glad to share my experience with you. read more

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Best Hiking and Trekking Boots for African Safari by Timberland

Hi, my name is Edward Wilsonick and I work in a tented camp on the Serengeti in Africa.  I am in training as a safari guide, working for Leopard Tours.  Leopard Tours is a popular safari company operating out of Tanzania, which takes tourists who are visiting Tanzania.  In order to find the “Big 5” animals (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and water buffalo).  It is important to have the right footwear for trekking and safari adventures. read more

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About Upper Crossed Syndrome – Common Questions Answered

What is Upper Crossed Syndrome?

Upper crossed syndrome or USC is an imbalance in your upper body causing postural distortions centralized around your head and shoulders, which is caused by a combination of your major and minor pecs (chest muscles) and upper traps (muscles between your shoulders and neck) being too tight and overused, while your cervical flexors (muscles that hold the head up and back), lower traps and rhomboids (which hold your scapula aka shoulder blades in proper position) being weak and underused.  This creates the “cross” pattern in Upper Crossed Syndrome with these two forces – a weakening and a tightening of certain muscles at the same time – which can lead at first to imbalance and joint dysfunction, which then can and will lead to pain, followed by injury. read more