Thursday, 28 February 2013

“Straightens Up” and care for the posture and spinal health

“Straightens Up” and care for the posture and spinal health 

Spinal disorders, such as back pain, neck pain, scoliosis and disc disease, to name a few are common, and they can have a profound effect on a person’s overall health, impacting a person’s ability to work, to enjoy everyday activities and even disrupting healthy sleep patterns.

Research has demonstrated that poor postures and inactivity can contribute to the development of back pain and other spinal disorders. Recent studies indicate that training school children in beneficial postural habits and exercises can be helpful in facilitating postural improvement. This is very encouraging because in today’s sedentary digital culture, many children spend long hours of school and recreational time in stooped awkward postures that have been correlated with poor spinal health in several studies. Other recent research indicates that the spinal health of adolescent students has been worsening over a ten year period.

The good news is that many of these common problems can be easily avoided! if one “Straightens Up” and cares for the posture and spinal health daily, just as we brush our teeth.

So Straighten Up for Better Health and a More Vibrant Quality of Life.

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