Every day our bodies work against the downward force of gravity; our muscle groups and ligaments keep our skeleton aligned and held together. Sometimes properly, and sometimes not. Years of learned poor posture can lead to a number of aches and pains in the body, as well as noticable changes to our natural alignment.
The American Chiropractic Association lists these tips for proper standing posture:
Poor posture can be corrected, and it starts with awareness that there is a problem. Proper posture may feel uncomfortable and difficult, but it's important to remember you often times retraining muscle groups that have become weakened, and it will take time to strengthen and gradually improve.
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