Poor Posture | Scoliosis


Can We Help You Improve My Posture?

Yes, we can. If the body has a noticeable postural imbalance, for example, a high right shoulder, over time, it can have a serious effect on the bodies’ nervous system and spine. A spinal specialist can help you correct poor posture such as forward head translation or slouching and realign your spine to assure that the body is functioning optimally. We treat neck stiffness and soreness, alignment can help with neck pain caused by poor posture or awkward sitting positions.

Most of Us have Less than Perfect Posture.

The Good News is everyone regardless of age or physicality, can improve their posture.

Proper posture is essential for maintaining overall health and well-being, as it benefits the spinal cord, sleep quality, and reduces aches and pains in the body. Good posture also improves digestion, organ function, and enhances the effectiveness of spinal treatments. Posture, which refers to how the body is positioned when sitting, standing, or lying down, is crucial for injury prevention and back pain alleviation.

Maintaining good posture helps align bones and joints correctly, reduces stress on ligaments, prevents muscle strain, conserves energy, and decreases abnormal joint wear. Additionally, research has shown that poor posture can lead to increased feelings of depression, affect digestion, and influence confidence and stress levels.

Spinal adjustments can help improve and maintain proper posture by identifying postural imbalances in the body. Spine doctor can address issues such as neck curvature, low back problems, mid-back issues, pelvic and hip imbalances, hunchbacks, scoliosis, and forward head positioning. They use various methods to improve posture:

  1. Instrument Adjustment/Spinal Manipulation: Spinal Health Experts apply precise pressure to specific areas of the body to make adjustments. This process, performed by skilled professionals, helps address misalignments in the spine. The popping sound during the adjustment is the release of gas from the joints, and it can aid the body in healing itself.
  2. Working with Strained Tissues: Spinal Health Experts work on bones and associated soft tissues like ligaments, cartilage, and tendons to help maintain good posture. Muscle releases and strengthening exercises are used to correct imbalances in soft tissues.
  3. Stretching & Rehabilitation: Spinal Health Experts guide patients through deliberate exercises, stretches, and muscle relaxation techniques to reduce tension and promote better posture. Strengthening weaker muscles while giving overactive muscles a break helps fix poor posture.

In summary, Spinal Health Experts can play a significant role in improving and maintaining proper posture by addressing postural issues and using various techniques to enhance spinal alignment and overall well-being.

Read a patient’s story about a journey to better posture and wellbeing.

Scoliosis Treatment

Scoliosis is a general term meaning sideways curvature of the spine. Looking at the ideal spine from the front or the back it would be completely straight. One shoulder or one side of the pelvis being higher than the other may be a sign of scoliosis. Whether scoliosis can be corrected with spinal care depends on the individual case.

Scoliosis often develops in the early teenage years and the earlier you intervene, the easier it is to treat. When scoliosis has been present for a long time, the sideways curvature may not always be corrected, however, in some cases the function of the spine can be improved, thus relieving pain, discomfort -even breathing difficulties.

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Scoliosis can also develop in later years through misalignments of your spine and pelvis due to lifestyle stressors. Talk to your spine specialist to find out more.

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