A lot people do not realize the importance of a good posture. It is a topic that is often skipped by trainers, doctors, and other health and wellness practitioners. However, it is important to note that just like diet is importance in enhancing your appearance, so is a good posture.
From high heels to long bouts of sitting, women in particular are often challenged to maintain optimal posture. Good posture not only denotes when you are standing but also when you sit, sleep, walk and carry out different activities. Correct posture enhances your appearance naturally, so you can actually realize many beautifying benefits just from correcting your spinal alignment and posture.
To get the most from your posture and poise, it’s best to seek a good chiropractor for postural correction, espectially when you experience back pain, sciatica, shoulder pain, arm and neck pain. Below are ways through which correct posture and optimal spinal health enhance your appearance.
Reduced Humped Shoulders
There is a mentality that humped shoulders only affect old women. However, dowagers hump affect men too. A combination of osteoporosis and bad posture yields humped shoulders. Although osteoporosis is common in women, men also lose bone mass they get old. However, keeping the hump at bay is as simple as maintaining a good posture throughout your life and taking calcium supplements to keep your bones strong.
According to research, tall men tend to make more money and attract more women than their shorter counterparts. This does not however mean that you cannot make money or attract women if you are short. Granted, most men walk 1 inch shorter than they are thanks to their poor posture.
To this end, women can undergo postural correction therapy with professional chiropractor (or at the very least try and maintain a good posture while sitting, walking or standing) to maximize their height. Height is also important for women as it makes them appear more glamorous.
As we age, our bellies take in more fat, whether from drinking or eating. This can be corrected through eating right and exercise. However, correct posture also comes into play. A bad posture causes your rib cages to force down your organs.
The organs, after being pushed, will protrude out of your abdominal wall thus making your belly look bigger than it should be. By maintaining a good posture, you will cut a significant part of your belly.
A confident looking person is a good looking person. If you maintain a good posture, you will be confident and happy and your appearance will have changed a great deal. You can check whether you have good posture by standing up against a wall with your feet 6 inches from the wall, your head touching the wall and your buttocks touching the wall too. If your lower back is 1 inch from the wall and your neck is 2 inches from the wall, then you have a near correct posture.
Reducing pressure on discs of the spine via chiropractic spinal decompression (or “disc decompression”) can be done both surgically and nonsurgically. It usually treats conditions that result to chronic back pain such as sciatica, disc herniation, spinal stenosis and disc bulge among others. For instance, a bulging disc may distort how your back looks as well as your stance. When treated with chiropractic spinal decompression, you may be able to see notable improvements in pain relief, as well as posture.
Chronic back pain affects your posture; you can never maintain a good posture when you have a back pain. When spine discs are relieved of pressure, you will attain your right posture once more and regain your great look.