Posture is the ability of your body to erect against gravity while standing and maintain the body in a biomechanically advantageous position while working, lying down, or sitting.
Good posture allows your body to work with minimal strain on ligaments and muscles when you walk, stand, sit.
You have good posture. It helps to feel active and energetic. Good posture helps to prevent work-related musculoskeletal injury and pain.
Poor posture may cause muscular imbalances, which strain the musculoskeletal system, causing early aging and degenerative changes in muscle, bone, and joints. For example, long hours working on computers, laptops, or smartphones in poor head posture can cause degenerative changes in the cervical spine, leading to chronic neck and shoulder pain.
Poor postural alignment can cause a wide range of musculoskeletal dysfunctions like foot, knee, hip, and back injuries, cervicogenic headaches, stiffness, easy fatigue, muscle imbalance and weakness, difficulty breathing, digestion problem, impingement, and nerve compression, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.
Good posture requires optimal muscle flexibility, normal joint range of motion, good postural muscles strength balance of muscles of the spine. As you work in poor posture, the body adopts biomechanical changes and thus causing a decrease in joint range of motion and muscular imbalance.
At APARC, our best posture expert physiotherapist can help you by doing posture assessment and planning posture correction exercises and strategies to bring back normal body alignment.
At APARC, our experts use the best technology for posture assessment and manually assess your head alignment, cervical, thoracic and lumbar curvature, shoulder level symmetry, pelvic symmetry, hip, knee, and ankle joints. Based on assessment findings, experts design the best posture correction exercises for you and, if required, provide the best posture correction treatment in the form of manipulation techniques or myofascial release to correct the imbalance.