Posture - Simeon Niel-Asher


By Simeon Niel-Asher

  • Release Date: 2017-09-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Size: 8.78 MB

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This self help guide explores our relationship to gravity! No one has perfect posture - that’s the good news. Ideal posture however is really what we should all strive towards. Ideal posture lines-up our muscles and skeleton in the most efficient way to carry out our daily tasks. 

In this guide Simeon Niel-Asher covers the most common postural maladaptations and offers advice and simple home-based corrective exercises to address these. 

Simeon is internationally known for his engaging and easy to understand writing style. Best known for his work with trigger point therapy, his many books include “The Concise Book of Trigger Points” and "Treat Your Own Frozen Shoulder".

Here’s a list of the contents:

• What is posture? 
• How posture develops
• Posture and childhood
• Good vs. bad posture
• Ideal posture
• The Science of posture
• The spine and posture
• Upper, Middle and Lower crossed patterns
• Scoliosis
• Head forward postures
• The shoulders and posture
• Locomotion 
• Emotion 
• Posture and the Core 
• Posture at work 
• Posture in the car 
• Posture and pregnancy 
• What are the main muscles affected?
• Corrective Exercise 
• Conclusions

Simeon has been an Osteopath and therapist for over 25 years. He is an international lecturer, celebrated author and runs regular hospital teaching clinics for physicians. Named by the UK "Evening Standard" newspaper as one of the top ten Osteopaths in London, Simeon received the prestigious CAM award for outstanding practice for his breakthrough work on shoulder pain.  

Simeon qualified with a BSc in Osteopathy in 1992 from the British School of Osteopathy, London. He went on to receive a BPhil in Comp Health Studies at Exeter University in 2005 and conducted randomised placebo controlled clinical trials in association with the Rheumatology Research Unit at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge between 2000 - 2002. Simeon also works with elite athletes and Olympians in several sports as well as a long list of Hollywood celebrities.