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Do you maintain correct posture?

Do you maintain correct posture?

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My mother has one now. She’s probably needed one for awhile since my nagging has not worked.

My daughter has one too. She’s a young teen but the postures with her laptop, the heavy school bag, the musical instruments she plays and her growing, changing body shape have led to upper back aches.

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So many people who consult me have issues related to posture. It’s so easy to ignore and while I do explain the issue, I need to be better at convincing them to actually address the problem.

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Seeing a good physiotherapist and exercise therapist should help. You'll have to be diligent with appropriate strengthening exercises to help hold better postures given it is a hard thing to do after years of holding poor postures which have lead to weakness of the counter-balancing muscles.

Both my mother and daughter are seeing our team to improve things. The device in the picture was prescribed to them. It’s called Posture Medic, a simple tool to assist them hold the improved posture as they work on strengthening their bodies.

What are you doing about your posture?

Reference: Pictures come from Posture Medic (www.posturemedic.com.au)

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