Posture Month

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May

Posture Check

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How do you Stack up?

posture-check-front-view Front View

  • Is your head centered over your feet?
  • Are your shoulders level?
  • Are your arms evenly spaced from your body
  • Do both thumbs face forward?
  • Can you draw a straight line from the center of your feet to your nose?

 

“Sitting slumped and poor posture habits cause back pain, leaving you feeling drained and uninspired. The first step to improving posture is a posture analysis!” Dr. Steven Weiniger

 

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Side View

Can you draw a straight line through your…

  • Ear
  • Shoulder
  • Hips
  • Ankle

Bad tech habits are a common cause of neck pain and headaches. Track improvement (or decline) with regular posture checks. Take control of posture with exercise, and maintain it by designing a posture-smart environment at home, school, work and when you exercise.

Do-it-yourself Posture Check

We recommend the free posture app called PostureZone. Download it free for iPhone, iPad or Android.

posture appHave a friend snap a full body picture of you standing tall and use the posture app to identify where your posture is weak.

You can also use the app to take follow up posture photos and track any changes overtime.  Most people will see some change in subsequent photos… either improved posture, or more pronounced poor posture.

If you need help finding specialist who works with posture, use the built in directory to find a physician, therapist or trainer near you who holds the posture specialist certification, CPEP® (Certified Posture Exercise Professional). They are specially trained to assess posture and make recommendations for improvement including the StrongPosture® exercise program.

1. Using your camera for a do-it-yourself posture check
2. Free app to assess posture by PostureZone
3. Having a pro assess your posture, what to expect

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