Chiropractic Tips For Bad Posture
Do you see slouch more often than stand up straight? Practicing good posture is commonly taught to us growing up. If that’s not the case or you have a very sedentary lifestyle, then having bad posture can do more than just offset your appearance. It can actually optimize your spine and health. Not only will these tips help your improve your posture but they can help eliminate the pain and stress that can result from bad posture.
Stretch And Exercise
A reason why sedentary lifestyles are the causes for many cases of bad posture is that muscles aren’t being worked and become weaker as times goes making it harder to be able to keep your back straight for all sitting, standing and walking activities. Being active in form of exercises and stretches are important in developing strong and flexible muscles that will improve and maintain good posture.
A chiropractic visit can set you up with the right exercises and stretches to strengthen those muscles.
Keep Body Aligned
Just like eating too much sugar can ruin your teeth and may cause diabetes, having your body unaligned throughout the day may be the root cause of your bad posture. For example, sitting up straight at work or looking down at your phone while walking or sitting. These types of body movements throughout the day add up and affect posture.
In order to keep your body aligned through the day, analyze how you walk, stand, sit, eat, use your phone and even sleep. You’ll probably notice some bad habits that you need to work on. Keeping your shoulders wide and your head straight in your daily life activities can be significant in improving posture.