How to Improve Posture

Having good posture is isn't just improtant for feeling self confident, it is actually a necessary for good health.  If you find yourself slouching too much, here are a few ways you can improve your posture naturally.  

1. Did you know our abdominal muscles paly an important role in posture.  When you stand, be conscious of pulling in your stomach as this will help you "straighten up".

2. When you are standing, stop and notice where you are carrying your weight.  Is it in the front or back of your feet>  Shift your weight so that the majority is held on the ball of the foot.

3. when sitting make sure your feet are firmly planted on the ground and that you bottom is all the way back in your chair.  

4.  Visit us as spinal experts, we can help strengthen your weak muscles that may be to blame for your bad poosture and keep you properly aligned-all without drugs or surgery.

Author
Michelle Zarzana, D.C., C.C.S.P.

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