Maintaining good posture Springfield plays an important part in your long-term well-being, because most people think it is something that simply makes you look your best and most presentable. Holding your body up correctly means less pain, injuries, and health problems in general.
The two different types of posture are as follows.
Dynamic Posture– The way you hold yourself when you move, like walking, running, or bending your body.
Static posture– The way you hold yourself when you aren’t moving. This entails sitting, standing, or sleeping.
Having both good dynamic and static posture is essential to your health.
You may be asking how exactly to hold a good posture Springfield. Basically, your spine has three natural curves. One is at your neck, one is at your back, and one is at your lower back. Correct posture will maintain these curves, they shouldn’t increase them. So in short, the ideal posture is your head above your shoulders, and the top of your shoulders over your hips.
Poor posture can seriously affect your health, despite what most people think. Slouching/ slumping can result in misalignment of your musculoskeletal system, wear on your spine, neck, shoulder, and back pain, decrease in flexibility, affect how your joints move, affect your balance, make it harder to digest food, and make it harder to breathe.
Here’s some good posture Springfield best tips on how to improve your posture. First, you must be aware of your posture during the day, whether you are sitting or standing. Other important tips are staying active, maintaining healthy weight, wearing comfortable, low heeled shoes, and making sure work surfaces (like a desk) are a comfortable height for you.
It can be easy to forget about your posture when you are sitting, because you are most likely distracted. Switching sitting positions, taking brief walks, stretching your muscles, avoiding crossing your legs, making sure your feet touch the floor, relaxing your shoulders, keeping your elbows close to your body, making sure that your back is fully supported, and making sure your thighs/hips are supported are all ways to improve posture while sitting.
We understand that maintaining your posture can be very difficult. That’s why we are here to help you. We have a specific good posture correction department here in our practice to help educate you after treatment so as to help your body maintain its wellbeing and to prevent future pain episodes since it can seriously affect your health and well-being.
In pain? Want a tune up? Call us today (908) 325 – 3000. We can treat and help you.