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Posture – “Sit Up Straight!”

May 5, 2022

Posture is always a big discussion point – “I’ve got terrible posture”, “My back hurts because of my posture”, “My posture at work is really bad”…..all comments we regularly hear in the clinic and in day to day conversations.

It’s a common belief that back, neck and other aches and pains are caused by sitting, standing, or bending “incorrectly.” However, did you know there is an absence of strong evidence to actually support these common beliefs!

Posture; the position in which someone holds their body when standing or sitting.

Here’s some key points to think about if you’re worried about your posture. As you can see, there are really no hard and fast rules or ‘normals’ when it comes to posture. Movement and variety is key!

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Read more about the research into posture here.

If you’d like advice or support with any aches or pains, that you may think are associated with your posture, do get in touch.

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