Posture and Ergonomics: Stand Up, Sit Up, and Feel Better

Wed, 19 Jun, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (GMT+8)
The HEAD Foundation 20 Upper Circular Road The Riverwalk #02-21 Singapore 058416

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OVERVIEW

Rounded shoulders, slouching, forward head posture – we see these on people all around us at epidemic proportions. It seems everyone is having trouble doing the simplest things, such as standing and sitting up-right, and our desks are only partly to blame. What most do not know, is that this insidious postural problem actually has its roots in our spine and nervous system.
 
In this talk, Dr Jason Rutkauskas will show why spinal problems such as – neck pain, low back pain, headaches and migraines are on the rise among adults and children. He will discuss how poor daily posture and ergonomics are changing our development, physiology, neurology, and overall health from the inside-out and what to do about it. Dr Rutkauskas will also address the health benefits of chiropractic care for people of all ages.
 
Sharing the stage is Dr Aymun Kamal, who will share her insights into what to do with common childhood health and postural problems.




MEET THE SPEAKERS

Dr Jason Rutkauskas
 
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Dr Jason Rutkauskas, a former athlete, was born and raised in sunny Florida, USA. He obtained a Bachelor’s of Science (Biology) before graduating with a degree of Doctor of Chiropractic from the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic. Known for being passionate about health and detailed in the analysis and correction of spinal problems, Dr Rutkauskas has helped countless families in Singapore achieve optimal health and well-being with chiropractic care. His philosophy of living a proactive lifestyle and correcting problems before they appear is central to his success.
 
He is certified in Active Release Technique (A.R.T.), Sacro-Occipital Technique (S.O.T.), and Thomson Drop. With additional post-graduate education, he is proficient in extremity adjustments (hands, wrists, shoulder, hips, knees, and ankles). His specialised analysis has allowed for a following of runners, golfers, cyclists, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Muay-Thai athletes to function at peak performance.

 Dr Aymun Kamal 
 
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Dr Aymun Kamal is a graduate from the New Zealand College of Chiropractic with a degree of Bachelor of Chiropractic. She is also a registered chiropractor with the New Zealand Chiropractic Board. Post-graduation, she moved to Sydney, Australia, where she practiced, gaining much valuable experience and skills. In 2017, she moved to Singapore and joined Kirolounge.
 
As a trained chiropractor, Dr Aymun strives to care for people in all stages of their lives, to ensure that their body reaches their full potential as well as to meet their health goals through chiropractic care.
 
Through her experiences, she has developed a keen interest in paediatrics and pregnancy care and believes that chiropractic is essential for babies, children and pregnant women. Dr Aymun is currently in her final year of Paediatric Diplomate from Melbourne, Australia.





This event is presented by The HEAD Foundation, a Singapore-based think tank devoted to research and policy influence in education and leadership, for development in Asia.

Admission is free.

Disclaimer: The views expressed by the speaker in this talk are their own and do not represent the opinions of The HEAD Foundation.

Posture and Ergonomics: Stand Up, Sit Up, and Feel Better

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