Are you suffering from rounded shoulders due to bad posture? Worry no longer, chiropractic care is an effective treatment for rounded shoulders and bad posture overall. Not only is having good posture positive for overall appearance, but it is actually important to maintain your body health.
The Effects of Rounded Shoulders
It is common for people not to notice the development of rounded shoulders as desk jobs and a lot of sitting are common. Letting rounded shoulders develop can cause negative effects such as:
- Muscle Tension in Jaw
- Shoulder Pain
- Neck Pain
- Arm Pain
- Poor Digestion
- Low Back Pain
- Upper Back Pain
How To Tell If You Have Bad Posture
Some of the common causes of bad posture are stress, obesity, pregnancy, weak postural muscles, abnormal tight muscles, and wearing the wrong shoes If you been told you or feel you have bad posture these are some ways to self-diagnose yourself:
- Shoulders are in a rounded forward position, one can be more rounded than the other
- Tilted chin that’s upward or downward
- Upward chin with head leaning forward
- Feel that you have more weight on abdominal part of your body
- Backward or forward bent knees
- Unnatural curve of your back
How To Treat Rounded Shoulders
With chiropractic care and personal stretching and exercise, rounded shoulders can be treated. Rounded shoulders and bad posture can develop many mis-alignments. A chiropractic adjustment can fix any misalignment in the spine. Also, practicing good posture when sitting and walking is vital to successful rounded shoulders treatment. Exercises that strengthen the core can be recommended by a chiropractor along with stretching routines involving yoga.
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