Stop what you are doing and engage your postural muscles! If you are sitting, try this:
In this position, you look confident, your spinal muscles are engaged and keeping you upright which is working to prevent pain, and you are breathing your best. Chances are, however, that after five minutes, you will be back to slumping over your computer, or slouching in your chair, or leaning against some odd object. And that's not your fault! It's human nature. But it is something that we need to address if we are going to keep you looking your best, and feeling young and free of pain.
It begins with awareness- now that you know what it feels like to have your postural muscles engaged and holding you upright, we want to work to make this your new normal. At our office in Park Slope, we work with you to help you establish good postural health. This means:
If you are interested in changing your postural health for the better, give our office in Brooklyn a call to schedule an appointment today.