Dr. Evan Johnson Gives Posture Tips in Wall Street Journal

Jun. 25, 2014

NY-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center’s Dr. Evan Johnson (left) and WSJ’s Jeanne Whalen discuss Posture on ‘Lunch Break’ with Tanya Rivero.
NY-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center’s Dr. Evan Johnson (left) and WSJ’s Jeanne Whalen discuss Posture on ‘Lunch Break’ with Tanya Rivero.

Dr. Evan Johnson broke down the essentials of good posture this week for the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). He is featured in an article, How Bad Sitting Posture at Work Leads to Bad Standing Posture All the Time, published on the first page of the Personal Journal section of the paper. Read it online here.

The same day the article was published, June 23, 2014, Dr. Johnson was also interviewed on  WSJ Live Lunch Break by host Tanya Rivero (image above)

The health segment, The Importance of Good Posture, featured Dr. Johnson and journalist Jean Whalen discussing the many ways posture affects our health. Watch the interview online here, and notice what great posture everyone has during the show–thanks to Dr. Johnson.

“Although there is an ideal posture to sit in,” said Dr. Johnson in the interview. “You should get up and move around and keep active during the day.” To elaborate on this and other points, Dr. Johnson showed an image of his Spine Hospital colleague, Dr. Rami Said, working on posture with a patient.

You can watch the Lunch Break segment and read the full WSJ article online here.

Dr. Johnson is Director of Physical Therapy at The Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New York. He is certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and is a Certified Manual Therapist.

Dr. Rami Said (left) working on posture with a patient
Dr. Rami Said (left) working on posture with a patient

At The Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New YorkDr. Johnson does a lot more than help people with posture. He and his colleagues treat a large variety of disorders of the back and neck including, athletic injuries, herniated discsscoliosis, degenerative spinal disorders, spinal cord injuries, and spinal tumors.The Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New York team offers innovative non-operative and operative treatments for the best possible patient care.

Learn more about Dr. Evan Johnson on his bio page here.

Learn more about Dr. Rami Said on his bio page here.

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