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How does Poor Posture Really Affect Us?

How Poor Posture Affects UsMany of us have childhood memories of being told by adults to “stand up straight.” We may not have ever been told why it was so important, but as we get older, the reason becomes clearer. It is important to find a healthy neutral position that encourages the strengthening of muscles and minimizes the stress on connective tissue in your back and neck. When we get into a habit of slouching, we train the muscles, tendons and ligaments that support them to change the alignment of our bodies. This makes us more susceptible to back pain, neck pain and other chiropractic issues. At St. Paul Chiropractic & Natural Medicine Center, we can help you answer the question, “How Does Poor Posture Really Affect Us?” Continue reading