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Posture Awareness

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By Dr. Ron Green, DC

Young couple Archer

When it comes to Posture….. think like an Archer.

Your head should feel like it is being pulled up

and your shoulders being pressed down.

Good Posture is a subtle Power Pose.

 

Posture Awareness

In a seated position, you should sit tall. The knees should be slightly higher than the hips. When walking, keep the head tall, and avoid a forward head carriage. By regularly performing exercises to stretch muscles that are tight, and strengthening those that are weak, will improve your posture. Take time every hour to open up the chest with a nice stretch. Take breaks often. Get up and walk to improve your circulation

Exercise

Pick one, two or three of the following for your aerobic fitness.

*Walk *Cycle *Swim *Run *Dance *Fitness Class

Do aerobic training at least 3x per week.

Do resistance training at least 2x per week – medium and hard in difficulty.

Chiropractic Care

Taking your body in for a chiropractic tune-up, is much like taking your car to the mechanic for a tune-up.

You deal with obvious issues, check alignment and perform other diagnostics to determine pending problems. Then deal with correcting alignment and making other repairs. Finally, advice is given to maintain good structure and function.

Modern world stressors- lack of exercise and general movement, prolonged sitting and standing positions, hard surfaces and poor postures -are harmful to your body. Imbalances are created and an internal tug-of-war resonates throughout your musculoskeletal system.

You are either, in pain or are more vulnerable to injury or at risk of re-aggravating an old injury.

Overall, it is easier to prevent disease than it is to treat it.

RELATED: Modern Chiropractic

Dr.Ron Green is a chiropractor with over 25 years experience and success helping people achieve good results. The chiropractic treatments are covered by most employee benefits.  For more information please give us a call at 416-929-6958 or submit your online appointment request..

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