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You are excited leading into the summer months, bought some new running shoes and you’ve done a couple of fun runs. The body is feeling the best it has in a while. Then you start waking in the morning with a stiff heel, it may be on the back of the heel or under the.. read more →

With the warmer days well and truly here, everyone celebrates by getting their thongs out. Some may remember I wrote an article 3 years ago ‘Why thongs are bad for your feet.’ I delved into why they are bad for your feet but I didn’t elaborate on the impact they can have on the rest.. read more →

It’s not what you expect to hear when you come in for a treatment. You explain your lower back pain to us, indicating that you are stiff and sore in the morning, you struggle to get out of the car and can’t sit for too long and now we are telling you to exercise. The.. read more →

There always seems to be someone telling you to strengthen your core, whether that be your treating practitioner, government guidelines or the media, but what does this mean, and how is it going to help your back pain? What Is Your Core? Your true core is made up of a cylinder of support that comprises.. read more →

Great little video put together Maksym Borisov from our recent trip to ISPO in Cape Town, South Africa to present recent literature on the Chéneau-Gensingsen Scoliosis Brace. read more →

With Year 12 Exams just around the corner, we started thinking about where our poor posture habits began. There has been a focus over the last few years on highlighting postural problems caused by prolonged periods of sitting. To try and manage this we have focused on the ergonomic setup of our desks. Since the.. read more →

Do you have a dormant butt? Chris Kolba, a physical therapist at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center coined the term to explain to his patients that their glute muscles weren’t working efficiently. Having a dormant butt is not a new thing but it is increasing due to our sedentary behaviours that limit our.. read more →

At VSRC we regularly prescribe exercises to our patients. Our current process of writing the exercises on a sheet of paper isn’t the best, mainly due to Dan’s poor hand writing and Tracy’s interesting stick figure drawings, so we have decided to move to a software based application to make it easier and more legible.. read more →

04 Feb 2016
February 4, 2016

What is a Cobb Angle?

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The Cobb angle is an angular measure of deformity of the spine in the coronal (frontal plane). It is named after American orthopedic surgeon John Robert Cobb, who wanted to find an accurate and consistent measure for the severity of spinal deformities, in particular scoliosis. To measure the Cobb angle you need to: Identify the.. read more →