Proper posture is necessary for optimal physical function and to also avoid discomfort. Correct posture allows one to:
Improper posture can cause:
Postural Assessment uses a Posture Grid to compare your posture to "neutral posture". In neutral posture, a line will fall straight through the ears, shoulders, knees and ankles.
Many people have poor posture. This includes:
Once the posture is assessed, corrective exercises are recommended to: