POSTS ARCHIVE

Forward head posture can add up to 30 pounds of abnormal leverage on the spine, reducing lung capacity by as much as 30%

Sunday, January 7th, 2018

When Forward Head Posture FHP is maintained for prolonged periods the neck flexors and the erector spinae (ES) muscles in the upper thoracic region are weakened due to their lengthening, and the scapula is elevated due to tension in the levator scapula, sternocleidomastoid (SCM), splenius muscles, and the suboccipitalis, which also causes tension in the […]

Posture Tips

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Posture is the position in which you hold your body upright against gravity while standing, sitting or lying down. Good posture involves training your body to stand, walk, sit and lie in positions where the least strain is placed on supporting muscles and ligaments during movement or weight-bearing activities. Maintaining good posture involves training your […]