“People are not aware of their posture, most people don’t even think about it. However, when it comes to bone health, it’s essential because the research has shown forward bending and rounding posture increases the risk of spinal fractures because these fractures can occur in the front of the spine.”
–Margie Bissinger, MS, PT, CHC
Margie Bissinger, MS, PT, CHC is a physical therapist, integrative health coach, and happiness trainer. She has over 25 years of experience helping people with osteoporosis and osteopenia improve their bone health through an integrative comprehensive approach.
She is the author of Osteoporosis: An Exercise Guide, and the creator of the Happy Bones, Happy Life online program. Margie has lectured to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, hospitals, and women’s groups throughout the country. She has been featured in the New York Times, Menopause Management, and OB-GYN News, and contributed to numerous health and fitness books.
In this episode, Margie is interviewed by her husband and OB-GYN, Dr. Craig Bissinger. Margie shares tips on improving your posture, your computer setup, and more.
[01:00] Posture, Ergonomics, and Osteoporosis
[06:16] Ergonomics and its Ties with Posture
[12:33] How Correct Learned and Reinforced Bad Posture
[20:48] Having Great Posture As We Get Older and Play Sports
[23:05] How You Can Walk Properly
Lastly, in case you missed it, check out last week’s podcast:
Episode #204 | Vibration Therapy for Osteoporosis
DISCLAIMER – The information presented on this podcast should not be construed as medical advice. It is not intended to replace consultation with your physician or healthcare provider. The ideas shared on this podcast are the expressed opinions of the guests and do not always reflect those of Margie Bissinger and Happy Bones, Happy Life Podcast.