- Most people do not realize how important posture is.
- Bad Posture can be an underlying cause of your chronic pain or unexplained symptom.
- Bad posture is a downward spiral because your body typically compensates for bad posture with worsening posture.
- If one part of your body is off-balanced, your whole body will be.
- Poor posture and anxiety; they connect through changes in breathing patterns. Bad posture can cause GERD (reflux) symptoms, constipation and other functional problems.
- Ergonomic can be a great way of prevention for poor posture and unnecessary symptoms.
Common Cause of poor posture
- Injury and Muscle Guarding
- After an injury, nearby muscles begin to guard the vulnerable area. Muscles adjacent to an injury work in a diminished way to keep the affected part stable and free from re-injury. This is a necessary function, but it causes those muscles to weaken. The imbalance between muscles that guard an injury and normal, working muscles can cause negative effects in body posture.
- Disease and Nutritional State
- Disease and poor nutrition can cause conditions that directly affect the bones and muscles in the musculoskeletal system that provide the strength and flexibility for good posture.
- Bad Habit
- Do you know what bad habits we have while we do not realize? Your bad habits can be a primary cause of your chronic pain and unexplained symptom. We can easily find some bad habits that you do without realization in the way you sleep, eat, sit, stand, walk, study, exercise, make crack sound from your joint, and drive. One simple repetition of bad habit can cause negative effect to our body because different parts of our body are connected as one whole system. The body in movement alters its patterns to accommodate weaknesses, tension or changes in bone or muscle landscape.
- There are other causes of poor posture including improper use of shoes, heredity like a genetic problem, excessive muscle tension, muscle weakness, negative mental attitude, or excessive stress.
- Ergonomics is the application of working in a safe environment while on your PC or Laptop. Posture is very important when it comes to working on a computer.
- The correct posture of working at a PC
- Place the top of monitor at eye level to allow proper head and neck position.
- Place your monitor 18″ – 22″ from your body (about an arm’s length).
- Look slightly down (top 1/3rd of the monitor at or below eye level).
- Let your arms fall naturally (sometimes a chair without an arm rest is better).
- Bent your elbows slightly more than 90 degrees.
- Use padded wrist rest to reduce arm and shoulder discomfort.
- Place your keyboard at elbow height with a slight incline.
- Get a good chair with proper support from your pelvis, low back, and shoulder blades..
- Adjust your chair height to flat your feet on the floor and to bend your knees slightly more than 90 degrees in front of you.
Our clinic will help you get an improvement of your posture
through our well organized posture correction system.