Hi, I'm Doctor Jo, a licensed Physical Therapist and Doctor of Physical Therapy. I hope you enjoy my video demos of stretches & exercises for common injuries and syndromes. If you have a question, just ask. Be safe. Have fun. And I hope you feel better soon.

Improve Posture with 5 Easy Exercises

Getting better posture may be just 5 easy exercises away. These simple exercises will help you strengthen key muscles for better posture.

One of my favorite exercises to help correct posture is a chin tuck. This is great for people who work on a computer all day or ten to lean their head’s forward a lot. Adding on to the chin tucks, add in a shoulder squeeze to make it a little more difficult.

Once those become easy, you can add on to both of those using a resistive band for shoulder external rotation. This one is tougher than it looks.

The last two exercises with a band, face pulls with a press and rows with extension, will help your upper back muscles to help correct your posture.

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Breo iDream5 Head Massager Review

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The Breo iDream5 Head Massager was sent to me by the folks at Breo to review. This head massager uses air pressure, heat, and kneading to target pressure points in the head area for a relaxing massage.

The iDream5 can be used to help sooth tension headaches, eye strain, and for a general relaxing head massage around your temples, head, eyes, scalp, and back of the neck.

The Breo iDream5 also has a companion phone app you can download to help you better customize the massage. With the app, you can adjust things like the air pressure intensity, the music, and other settings.

The head massager also comes with a 12-month warranty.

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Vertigo Half Somersault Maneuver for BPPV

The Half Somersault or Foster maneuver for vertigo should help with Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) if done correctly.

The half somersault maneuver, like any other BPPV maneuver, can make you feel more dizzy or sick for a short period of time afterwards. Sometimes people do get sick and vomit, so make sure you are prepared to stay and home and relax after the treatment.

Each position should be held for about 30 seconds or until the spinning stops. Sometimes it has to be performed 3-5 times in a row, but it is recommended to wait 15 minutes in between each treatment session.

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7 Ways to Relieve Knee Pain

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Knee pain can be helped with stretches, exercises, and other treatments. These knee exercises and stretches are easy to do, and should help provide knee pain relief.

Stretching the muscles around your knee will help take pressure off the knee joint. Calf stretches, hamstring stretches, and quad stretches are important to help relieve knee pain.

If you’ve had a knee injury or surgery, sometimes you want to transition for a knee brace that might have hinges to something a little less before just a sleeve or nothing at all. The folks at Bracoo sent me their KP41 Patent Athletics Knee Compression Sleeve. It has some silicone support to help remind your muscles to work, but not as much as a hinged brace.

Finally, exercises for the knee include seated LAQ (knee extension), seated hip flexion, and sit to stand. You can progress your sit to stand to squats when you are ready.

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