Posture Tips to Keep Your Spine Aligned
Posture is defined as the position you maintain while standing, sitting, lying down. No posture is perfect, but maintaining good posture has numerous benefits for your spine and your overall health. Good posture is essential for avoiding back and neck pain. It also reduces stress on the ligaments that connect the spinal joints. If you notice yourself slouching, or desire to improve your posture overall, Our doctors at Whole Health Chiropractic suggest trying out these tips.
- Imagine that a string is attached to the top of your head and pulling you upwards. The idea is to keep your body in perfect alignment, maintaining the spine’s natural curvature, neck straight and shoulders parallel with the hips.
- To stand correctly, you should always keep your shoulders back and relaxed while pulling in your abdomen and keeping your feet about hip distance apart.
- Balance your weight evenly on both feet and try not to tilt your head forward, backward or sideways. Finally, you should always keep your legs straight, but your feet relaxed.
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