Use It or Lose It
When you were growing up, chances are you had an adult tell you, "Stand up straight.” “Don’t slouch.” "Keep your shoulders back". As a teen you might have ignored this advice, but body alignment is important. It affects many aspects of your health.
Healthy joints move in distinct patterns that include flexion and extension, left and right lateral flexion, and left and right rotation. When we have a poor posture or live sedentary lives and fail to move through our full range of motion regularly, the muscles of the torso become rigid and resist healthy movement. This can result in:
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