It turns out our parents were right about good posture. Did you know that bad posture can actually make you feel depressed, lower your energy levels, and reduce circulation? Over time poor posture can wreak havoc on your body, causing pain, limited motion, reduced flexibility and even injury! So what can you do to improve your posture? Here are 6 tips to get you on the right track:
Keep your head straight
Pull your shoulders back
Strengthen your core, hips & shoulders
Physiotherapy can help you re-train muscles and ligaments to improve posture and increase your range of motion. You can book an appointment with a qualified physiotherapist and start treatment almost immediately.
Bonus: Did you know that the Vestibular system is responsible for controlling posture? Learn more here http://beta.pthealth.ca/service/vestibular-rehabilitation/