Posture “awareness” is your first exercise.
Close your eyes, stand naturally and have a friend draw an imaginary line from your ear lobes to your ankles.Does that line look straight?The answer is likely, NO
Bad posture is not the cause, but rather a symptom of a much bigger problem; an underlying weakness in your skeletal structure.
These simple exercises should help improve your posture, but, depending on your age and condition, may not be enough to change the underlying cause of the problem.
Exercises to change the underlying cause of poor posture.
Imagine your body is like a crooked fence post.Chiropractic adjustments (also called chiropractic manipulations) are used to put the post back into an upright position. However, if the base of the post is not stabilized, or strengthened, it’s just going to fall right back over.
That’s why chiropractic care, without additional strengthening therapy is often not effective on a long term basis.
Power Plate whole body vibration therapy, when combined with chiropractic adjustments and other therapies, has proven very effective at improving posture and decreasing or eliminating chronic pain.
The really scary thing about bad posture is that it can result in; intestinal problems, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, osteoporosis, hip and foot deformities, poor health, decreased quality of life, and a shortened life span.
Every effort should be made to improve your posture for better health.