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The Wedge is a modular option that consists of six mix-and-match components that allow you to reconfigure into any compensation. Besides its laid back and practical design, the sofa integrates wireless and electrical ports so you can conveniently keep your gear charged while working or lounging. Point Dume is fairly minimal and is also a modular design with reversible cushions covered in a woven wool blend fabric and contrasting tufted buttons. It's also outfitted with wireless and electrical ports for added convenience. Boasting an exposed wooden frame, Trestles is a simple design with 100% cotton fabric that is slung over the sides and back. Its deep seat lets you get a good comfortable sit while still providing proper lumbar support. For those needing extra sleeping quarters for guests, the Wade sofa is perfect for you. Instead of your traditional pull-out sofa bed, it easily converts to a queen sized bed with the back pillow acting as additional comfort in sleep mode.
The Sun Daily - Showbiz
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ONE of Hong Kong's most popular actor, singer and all round entertainer Andy Lau Tak-wah was thrown off his horse during a commercial shoot in Thailand and is currently getting treatment for his injuries. Apple Daily had earlier reported that the star arrived in Thailand on Jan 16 and was shooting a commercial near Bangkok. The actor lost control of the horse and was subsequently thrown to the ground. The animal is said to have stepped on Lau's back fracturing his lumbar. Lau was rushed to a local hospital and is said to be taken via a medical flight back to Hong Kong at 10.30pm on Jan 18. The actor who is one of the most well-known faces in Hong Kong Cinema was recently seen in the epic film The Great Wall.
Collective Evolution
7 days
We have published many articles on the concept that we, as human beings, house a soul in our physical bodies and that our eyes are the gateway to this essence. We've talked a lot about the relationship between the mind, body, and soul and the importance of keeping it balanced and in harmony. However, have you ever contemplated what the physical muscle of the soul could be? Well, therapist and filmmaker Danielle Prohom Olson has; in fact, she claims that by relaxing your psoas, or what she terms the muscle of the soul, you can reconnect with the powerful energy of the Earth. What Is Your Psoas? The correct pronunciation of the psoas is so-az. The psoas is literally the deepest muscle of the human body. You have one on each side of the spine, attached to your sides and spanning laterally from the 12th thoracic vertebra to each of the lumbar vertebra.
The Huffington Post
8 days
Coughing, sneezing, or moving may also aggravate the sciatic nerve, causing pain. Sciatic pain will improve by standing or lying down. It feels like a nerve pain and the patient can usually diagnose sciatica. Provocative Tests Provocative tests are test that the doctor will perform to reproduce the pain. The physician should warn the patient that this will increase the pain. The straight leg raise sign will be used (Figure 6). With the patient either sitting or supine, raising of the leg will reproduce the pain and paresthesia at 30-70 degrees of hip flexion. This helps to identify if the patient is a good candidate for surgery. If the patient has a positive tension sign, they will improve with surgery. The Lasegue's sign will also be utilized. Straight leg raising pain is aggravated by forced ankle dorsiflexion (Figure 7). What are the causes of sciatica? Sciatica usually occurs due to a herniated disc of the lumbar spine (Figure 8).
Autocar
13 days
Additionally, the FF 91 gets a digital display instead of a rear-view mirror, and its rear, side and roof windows use PDLC (Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal) technology that tints to reduce penetrating sunlight when they are tapped. The car also has rear seats that offer lower leg, lumbar, and upper back adjustments and support, as well as massage, heating, and cooling ventilation functions. No pricing has been released but online reports suggest the FF 91 will be priced from $180,000 (about £147,000) when it goes on sale. Reservations cost $5000 (about £4075). Faraday Future said the first 300 customers would be invited to upgrade to a limited run Alliance Edition model. This unveiling comes weeks after backer LeEco entered financial difficulty . Faraday Future also has ongoing issues with its Nevada production plant, which is yet to be completed, relating to late payments to the construction company.
Bleacher Report
14 days
Thorne and Nick Miller challenged DIY in an electric match. The Australian challengers got quite the reception from their home-country fans. It blew what Murphy received out of the water. Miller had some strong moments, but as usual, Thorne was the bigger star of the two. The tattooed babyface was cocky and flashy, making his presence felt in the bout. Throne had an excellent exchange with Tommaso Ciampa as the opponents ducked and evaded each other's attacks. He sold a Lumbar Check like it just about killed him, too. This was miles better than their effort against The Authors of Pain in the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic finals. It's clear that with top-level foes, TM-61 can be mighty fun. Connecting more deeply with fans will be that duo's key to success. Thorne and Miller haven't bonded with most fans the way they clearly have with Australian ones.
Autocar
15 days
This mode also allows the car to be summoned from upon the owner’s return to the car park. Inside, the FF 91 benefits from connected technology provided by LeEco, which is Faraday Future’s biggest backer, that seamlessly integrates user’s smartphones and digital lives into the car’s online systems. The system also uses artificial intelligence to learn and improve itself according to its owner’s preferences. Additionally, the car swaps a rear view mirror for a digital display, and its rear, side and roof windows use PDLC (Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal) technology that tints to reduce penetrating sunlight when they are tapped. The car also has rear seats that offer lower leg, lumbar, and upper back adjustments and support, as well as massage, heating, and cooling ventilation functions. No pricing has been released but online reports suggest the FF 91 will be priced from $180,000 (about £147,000) when it goes on sale.
Autocar
15 days
This mode also allows the car to be summoned from upon the owner’s return to the car park. Inside, the FF 91 benefits from connected technology provided by LeEco, which is Faraday Future’s biggest backer, that seamlessly integrates user’s smartphones and digital lives into the car’s online systems. The system also uses artificial intelligence to learn and improve itself according to its owner’s preferences. Additionally, the car swaps a rear view mirror for a digital display, and its rear, side and roof windows use PDLC (Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal) technology that tints to reduce penetrating sunlight when they are tapped. The car also has rear seats that offer lower leg, lumbar, and upper back adjustments and support, as well as massage, heating, and cooling ventilation functions. No pricing has been released but online reports suggest the FF 91 will be priced from $180,000 (about £147,000) when it goes on sale.
Petrolicious
a month
Focusing predominantly on the post-1963 reformation, the book highlights dozens of innovative seating developments the company has wrought for a variety of applications through to the present day like the first seat with side bolsters (1965), integrated seat belts (1971) and pneumatic lumbar support (1977), all features we think of as commonplace today. Much like the company it pertains to, the book is well produced and designed, illustrated with hundreds of photographs, sketches, schematics, graphics and period advertising, as well as reminiscences and conversations with customers, users, management and designers, both past and present. While Recaro: Seating in Motion certainly veers towards the “niche” side of things, in actuality the information contained within is quite fascinating, and gives the reader an unparalleled look into an extremely important part of car design we dont often think about, but probably should, as the seat is our biggest physical connection to a car besides the steering wheel.
Collective Evolution
a month
Short of sitting on a spike, you can't do much worse than a standard office chair, explains Galen Cranz , a professor at the University of California at Berkeley. If you think about a heavy weight on a C or S, which is going to collapse more easily? The C, she continues. When you sit, the lower lumbar curve collapses, however, which causes the spine's natural S-shape to turn into a C, making the body slouch and the lateral and oblique muscles grow weak, unable to support it. In the 1960s and '70s, there were widespread complaints of back pain from workers due to a lack of lumbar support. This caused the chair industry to design the swivel chair, which, in the past three decades, has tripled into a more than $3 billion market. America's best-selling chair has banked on claiming lumbar support. The basic Aeron, by Herman Miller, will set you back $700.
Design Sponge
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BBC News 24
2 months
There are good days and bad. We have lumbar punctures every three months, and they put chemo in his spine to try and keep it away. He has steroids every four weeks, for five days, that are just heart-wrenching, because they just change him as a person.
BBC News 24
2 months
I live in a little house. Now aged eight, Sam has had three years of chemotherapy. It has been effective but ruling. There are good days but. There are lumbar punctures every three months and chemo in this spine to try and keep it away. He has steroids every four more.
The Huffington Post
2 months
You may use your left hand for guidance to keep your right knee fixed on the floor while you twist. If you feel like your neck cannot reach the ground, simply prop a pillow or towel under your neck to offer neck support and neutral alignment of your spine. Supine Shoulder Extension: This position is simple. The goal is to open your shoulders while mobilizing your thorax to help improve posture and mobility. If you want more of a stretch, simply lie on a foam roller which will allow an increased range of motion. All you do is lie on your back (supine). With a slight tilt in your pelvis to neutralize the pelvis and lumbar spine, draw your arms directly overhead with your thumbs touching the ground. You may move back and forth between neutral and shoulder extension. Hold shoulder extension for a minimum of 5 counts per repetition. Eagle Leg Twist: Lying on your back, tightly cross one leg over the next and cause a tourniquet feeling in your hips.
Techradar
2 months
For those looking for some extra space in their seating arrangement the Vertagear Racing Series PL6000 is a must-have. Specially designed to provide both added width and height, it’s a delight for those with larger frames with a solid base and impressive range of movement. The wheelbase is smooth and responsive on both carpet and hard floors, while the adjustable headrest provides additional comfort for the neck. One week point to the design comes in the form of the lumbar pillow, which doesnt have a proper way of attaching over the rear of the chair, which means it sits right at the base of your spine. Assembly wasnt relatively straightforward, but we’d advise that it’s a two-person job - so grab your co-op buddy for some real life two player action. The C80 Pure Series Gaming Chair is a great-looking, comfy gaming chair that could easily double up as an office chair.
Collective Evolution
2 months
The researchers, from Switzerland and Germany, wanted to restore the lost movement that happens from injuries in the upper spine that cause a disconnect in the communication channel of the brain's motor cortex and lumbar region in the lower spinal cord that allow us to walk. Their vision was to do this wirelessly, therefore completely bypassing the severed nerves. The system, stemming from technology called BrainGate , involves a pill-sized electrode array that is implanted in the brain. There, it gathers movement signals created by the motor cortex. The wireless sensor would then work to provide the signals to a computer, where they are decoded, and eventually sent back wirelessly via an electrical stimulator that is implanted in the lumbar spine just south of the spinal injury. When this stimulation signals spinal nerves, the leg muscles are then activated.
Futurity
2 months
Re-establish communication There is evidence to suggest that a brain-controlled spinal stimulation system may enhance rehabilitation after a spinal cord injury, Borton says. This is a step toward further testing that possibility. Grégoire Courtine, a professor at Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne (EPFL) who led the collaboration, has started clinical trials in Switzerland to test the spine-part of the interface. He cautions: There are many challenges ahead and it may take several years before all the components of this intervention can be tested in people. Walking is possible because of a complex interplay among neurons in the brain and spinal cord. Electrical signals originating in the brain's motor cortex travel down to the lumbar region in the lower spinal cord, where they activate motor neurons that coordinate the movement of muscles responsible for extending and flexing the leg.
The Huffington Post
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RedFlag News
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Conservative Tribune As other problems have mounted for Hillary Clinton, her mysterious health issues havent gone away. Her campaign learned that the hard way on Wednesday night, when she began having eye problems again during a speech. According to The American Mirror , the incident happened while she was at a rally in Las Vegas . As has happened before, her eyes began to move independently of each other. As per usual, the mainstream media covered none of this. Meanwhile, a single sneeze from Donald Trump would probably take up the entire front page. Take a look: “She needs a full neurology evaluation, neuro-opthalmology evaluation, MRI, cerebral venography and a lumbar puncture,” said Dr. Gerald Gianoli, an expert in intercranial pressure. “It is possible that her status could be significantly improved. But at the same time, she risks demonstrating to the public that her medical problems are more serious than she has let on in the past.
Auto Express
3 months
Unfortunately. the Q2’s closest competitor, the Mazda CX-3, is a much better buy when you’re spending this sort of cash on a small SUV as it comes with loads more kit. Options like LED lights, adaptive cruise control, tinted windows and even lumbar support added a huge amount to the list price of our test car here, which is already expensive to start with. You can start to see where the Q2 begins to make sense when it comes to the looks, as it’s a distinctive car and there are lots of customisation options that should appeal to those trendy buyers Audi is targeting. You can also get the excellent Virtual Cockpit display system1,595) as an option, which will appeal to fans of the latest in-car tech. 3 The Audi Q2 is stylish, good to drive and reasonably efficient, and this 1.4-litre petrol is a decent choice - although it’s not quite as economical as the diesel.
Autocar
3 months
The updated Renault Zoe gains a raft of new options, including a new range-topping trim level and the option to buy the car's battery rather than lease it The Renault Zoe is now available to buy outright, rather than simply available with a battery leasing plan. Updates to the all-electric Renault supermini also include a new range-topping trim level and a new 40kW battery option. This battery, which joins the existing 22kW battery in the Zoe range, provides an official (NEDC) range of 250 miles – around the same as an entry-level Tesla Model S - although Renault cuts this to between 186 and 124 in real-world driving, depending on the temperature. Read more: Upgraded Renault Zoe gets 250-mile range The larger battery is available on Dynamique Nav trims and above; this includes the new Signature Nav trim, which has leather upholstery, heated front seats, a Bose sound system, reversing camera and 16in alloys, as well as added lumbar adjustment for the driver’s seat.
The Huffington Post
3 months
Remember to change your foot position often and adjust how much of your thigh is on or off of the chair. Head should be neutral, with eyes level. Shoulder blades should be down and back. Sternum should be raised. Especially when beginning postural reeducation, it is OK to take breaks and use a lumbar support for temporary assistance. Keep at it. THE KEY TO OPTIMAL STANDING PERFORMANCE POSTURE Rx: Name of Exercise: Wall Check. Purpose: a non-negotiable exercise that recruits the correct musculature for a postural training/stabilization/endurance program, When you walk away from the wall, your head will be positioned more correctly over your shoulders, shoulders over your torso, your torso over your pelvis, and your pelvis over your feet - your base of support, i.e, your foundation. Frequency: 2X/day. Duration: 3 reps, holding each for 10 seconds.
Leicester Mercury
3 months
A father-of-two has told how he was left unable to pick up his child after a botched procedure at Leicester Royal Infirmary left him in severe pain.David Stewart spoke out after winning £35,000 in damages.Mr Stewart, 34, from Mountsorrel, was being treated for suspected meningitis when doctors at the hospital carried out a lumbar puncture to test for conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord and other parts of the nervous system, in 2011.However, the hospital had failed to ask for...