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Like it or not, our posture is our “calling card” and effects the way that others see us. Additionally, poor posture can adversely affect your health and bad posture correlates to over 200 serious health conditions.
During your first visit to our chiropractic clinic in Decatur, you will be provided with a digitalized posture analysis so that you can see, first-hand, how your posture may be deviating from your potential for optimal posture and the correlation with your pain or other symptoms.
On your 2nd visit, you will be provided with recommendations for correcting your posture imbalances and an at home exercise program will be provided as part of your care plan.
Many of our patients are used to sitting for many hours of the day while working. One of our primary goals is to encourage everyone to get up and move as much as possible throughout the day. There are affordable portable wobble devices such as the Artus Balance Disc that can be used on a standard office chair. Many of our patients transition to sitting on an exercise ball.
Here are our recommendations for healthier engaged sitting, between periods of getting up and moving throughout the work day.
In the beginning you’ll need to remind yourself to return to your new optimal sitting posture. If your muscles need a break, accentuate the pelvic tilt forward (2) with your fists pushing forward into the small of your back. As your muscles strengthen and get used to being engages, it will feel more natural!
Call our Atlanta chiropractor, Dr. Kathleen Sherwood, today to schedule your appointment!