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Improve Your Posture

How can a gentle approach make obvious structural changes?

Here are some Postural Improvements in patients seen recently at Spinewaves:

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Postural Changes with a gentle NSA approach. Height, Midline Balance and Forward Head Carriage ALL Improved

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Postural Changes with a gentle NSA approach. Height, Midline Balance and Forward Head Carriage ALL Improved

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Postural Changes with a gentle NSA approach. Height, Midline Balance and Forward Head Carriage ALL Improved

Chiropractic & Posture Video

In this video we look at chiropractic and posture and a study by the University of Auckland that looked at upright vs slouched posture.

Here are some references (available on request) from the American Posture Institute about how our posture can impact on our health and wellbeing.

Pathological Consequences of Poor Posture

1. Weak Posture Decreases Gray Matter In The Brain
2. Forward Head Posture Decreases Heart & Lung Capacity
3. Head Posture Influences Blood Pressure & Heart Rate
4. Sitting Is The New “Smoking,” But Standing Is Not The Answer
5. Improving Posture Opens Airway, Decreasing Effects of Asthma


Human Performance

6. Pain Changes the Neuromotor Pathways Degenerating Posture
7. Faulty Neck Alignment Can Alter Proprioception and Normal Movement
8. Correct Posture Decreases Fatigue and Increases Mental State
9. Bad Posture Causes Low Back Pain


Prevention

10. Increased Thoracic Kyphosis Increases Early Mortality
11. Height Loss Increases Risk Of Heart Attacks
12. Hyperkyphosis in Thoracic Spine Predicts Mortality in Women
13. Proper Posture Prevents Injurious Falls in the Elderly


Thriving Children

14. Autism Behavior Improved With Use Of Ergonomic Exercise Ball
15. Heavy Backpacks Increase Neck Pain In Children
16. Back Pain In Children Influences School Performance
17. Ergonomic Program Increases Attention in ADHD Children


Psychological Effects of Posture

18. Power Postures Alter Human Physiology
19. Confidence Levels Connected To Posture Positioning
20. Posture Influences Mental Perception


Economic Efficiency

21. Worker Compensation Decreased Up To 90% With Ergonomic Program
22. Ergonomic Programs Payback In Less Than One Year
23. Posture Programs Proven To Be Highly Effective

Clinical Analysis

24. Posture Photos Are The Best Way To Analyze Posture


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