Posture

Posture is the position in which you hold your body upright against gravity while standing, sitting, or lying down. A correct posture not only visually reflects on an individual’s health, it also ensures the joints and muscles, as well as other structures of the body, are working properly. In a normal setting we don’t consciously maintain a normal posture. What happens is certain muscles do it for us, and we don’t think about it. Several muscle groups, including the hamstrings and large back muscles, are critically important in maintaining proper form. While the ligaments help to hold the skeleton together, these postural muscles, when functioning properly, prevent the forces of gravity from pushing us over forward. Postural muscles also maintain our posture and balance during movement. Throughout a compiled group of articles, Dr. Alex Jimenez distinguishes the most common effects of bad posture as he specifies the recommended actions an individual should take to improve their stance as well as enhance their overall health and wellness. Sitting or standing improperly can occur unconsciously, but recognizing the issue and correcting it can ultimately help many individuals develop healthier lifestyles. For more information, please feel free to contact us at (915) 850-0900 or text to call Dr. Jimenez personally at (915) 850-0900.

Swayback Posture: Impact on Health and Well-being

Can chiropractic treatment alleviate pain and correct swayback posture, a postural deformity that can cause lower back pain and mobility… Read More

June 14, 2024

Sitting Posture: Relieving Pain and Enhancing Well-being

For individuals who sit at work for long hours, can years of practicing unhealthy posture be corrected through a step-by-step… Read More

May 29, 2024

Rhomboid Muscles: Their Role in Upper Back Health and Posture

For individuals who sit regularly for work and are slumping forward, can strengthening the rhomboid muscles help prevent posture problems… Read More

May 8, 2024

Treating Back Spasms: A Comprehensive Guide

Learning the cause of the problem and how to effectively manage it can help individuals experiencing back spasms to quickly… Read More

March 12, 2024

How Quadriceps Tightness Can Cause Lower Back Pain

For individuals dealing with lower back pain, it could be quadricep muscle tightness causing the symptoms and posture problems. Can… Read More

February 6, 2024

Keeping your Posture Right: All about the Splenius Capitis

For individuals dealing with neck or arm pain and migraine headache symptoms it could be a splenius capitis muscle injury.… Read More

January 19, 2024

Tips For Managing Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is a medical condition that causes lightheadedness and palpitations after standing. Can lifestyle adjustments and multidisciplinary… Read More

December 20, 2023

The Benefits of a Stand Desk for Lower Back Discomfort

For individuals working at a desk or work station where the majority of the work is done in a sitting… Read More

December 12, 2023

How Disease, Injury and Genetics Lead to Unhealthy Postures

Many individuals attribute to some degree, their neck or back pain to unhealthy posture. Can knowing the causes and underlying… Read More

November 30, 2023

Aligning Your Rib Cage and Pelvis For Perfect Posture

For older individuals experiencing posture problems, slumping, slouching, and upper back pain, could adding rib cage exercises help bring relief… Read More

November 15, 2023