Spine Posture

Correct Spinal Posture Tips

A Healthy Spine Means a Healthy Mind

Throughout our everyday lives we come across pain that in some way is directed from our spine.

Our spine is the central core of our nervous system and these nerve fibers control the movements in our body. Our muscles and bones need these nerve fibers to work properly, so that our posture, movement, strength, and balance are working properly as well. Staying active in our lives is a key importance to maintaining spine success.

When lack of activity is present your body will lose the energy needed to control the human body. Keeping active maintains and increases this ability to work properly. Not only will you become physically injured by lack of being active, but also your mental focus in life decreases. You will become unproductive and fall into a downward state of losing energy. Eventually this will cause major problems with your body and physical exhaustion occurring regularly throughout your life.

Posture and Balance

Spinal balance and correct posture are two very important elements to abundant energy.

Good posture should be a relaxed, comfortable and balanced state providing you with stability, poise, and energy.

Good posture is when your head is balanced over your hips, your chin is parallel to the floor, and your pelvis is level. You walk with vigor and your step feels light. Good posture is a very important part of good mental and physical health.

Strength

Research has shown that people who are physically fit are less likely to have back pain, injuries, and will also recover much faster from injuries than those who are less physically fit.

The abdominal and back muscles help to stabilize the spine allowing proper spinal movement and correct posture.

Also, having strong leg and hip muscles allow for proper lifting techniques and body mechanics. Strengthening back and abdominal muscles can help to relieve back pain, provide energy and give a feeling of wellness making daily routine activities much easier. As always if you are experiencing back pain be sure to check with your chiropractor before starting an exercise routine.

Movement

Proper spinal movement is aligned with flexibility and strength.

Having adequate flexibility of tissues around the spine and pelvis allows full normal spinal movement, prevents abnormal force on the joints, and decreases the possibility of injury. Stretching exercises prepare muscles for activity. Stretching before and after a workout can prevent muscles strain, soreness, and help to avoid injuries. Stretching exercises will help improve your flexibility and strengthen muscles.

Learn more Spinal Success Tips with Revive Chiropractic & Rehab

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Spine Posture February 6, 2015

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North Huntingdon:

     (724) 382-5576
  12875 US-30 Suite 25
        North Huntingdon, PA 15642

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  500 N Lewis Run Road Suite 210
        Pleasant Hills, PA 15122

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  4028 William Penn Hwy.
        Murrysville, PA 15668

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