Category Archives: Joint Mobility

Treating Kyphosis – Rounding of the Upper Back

It’s true that people get shorter as they age, have you ever thought why?     One of the causes of this decrease in height is thoracic kyphosis, also known as a rounded upper back. What Is Kyphosis?       Kyphosis occurs when there is the excessive curvature of the spine, eventually causing a hump-like appearance in the upper back.   Between 20 and 40 percent of elderly adults experience kyphosis.   The greatest change in the thoracic curve occurs in women between the ages of 50 […]

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Joint Health & Mobility

Aaron Ellis Joint Mobility

An important factor for overall health Joint Mobility is the ability to move a joint throughout its entire range of motion with control. Strength and fitness are great, what’s not great is having a beat-up body with stiff joints due to not putting all the joints in your body through their entire range of motion every other day. Sport, recreational activities, and even your work environment can limit your joint range of motion. Repetitive movements and lack of movement (standing and sitting) impact the health of the joint […]

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