postural

Postural Correction

Poor posture is all too common these days. Hunched shoulders from sitting at a computer or an increased curve in your lower back from weak abdominals are just two examples. Once a biomechanical check has taken place, to ensure the correct alignment of joints, then treatment can start. This consists of correcting the muscle imbalances that are common within these postures. It should not be assumed that tight muscle improve with stretching alone. Sometimes these muscles are tight because other areas are weak. Treatment consists of correcting muscle imbalances by planning a combination of strength and stretching exercises are specific to each individual.