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Tips and Facts Regarding Posture

Tips and Facts Regarding Posture

Improving and maintaining good posture can positively affect many aspects of your life. When practicing good posture you will be more energized, productive, less tired, will work more efficiently and there will be less burden on your body. This will help you in every activity that you do and will make you enjoy life more while staying pain-free.

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According to Harvard Health, bad posture is not always due to a bad habit. There are many physical reasons that can be disrupting your posture. Seeing a chiropractor can help inform you of a physical ailment you have that is preventing you from having good posture. Your doctor can then suggest simple workouts for you to do that will improve your posture back to where it is supposed to be in no time. If you are having back pain or feel a strain on your tendons or ligaments, schedule a free consultation appointment today to come and have one of our specialized doctors take a look at it.

Tips:

  • Recognize your bad habits, so you can correct them

  • When standing, feet should be shoulder-width apart

  • Most of your weight should be on the balls of your feet

  • Head, shoulders, hips, and legs should align

  • Get out of the habit of “hunching” over your computer

  • Exercise daily

  • Eat healthy

  • Try not to tilt your head down when texting or looking at your phone

  • When lifting things, lift with your legs, not your back

  • Stress causes muscles to tighten and directly correlates to bad posture

  • If needed, wear a posture back brace to get used to what good posture feels like

  • Don’t slouch at your desk

  • When driving keep your seat close to the steering wheel

  • Only wear heels occasionally

  • Build a good core to support your back

  • Look up pictures of good posture so you can compare it to your own

  • Find the best tips for maintaining posture during your favorite sleeping position

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