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How to correct your Posture and Why is it important?

Posture and Your Muscles

Poor posture shifts the body weight unevenly to some muscles, making them chronically tight and sore, while others get weak from under-use. Imbalanced muscles create an un-even pull on the bones of the spine, shoulders and hips, causing misalignment and in some cases, spinal nerve stress. That nerve stress leads to even tighter muscles, and the vicious cycle goes on and on.

This is a common pattern in people with fibromyalgia, headaches, shoulder pain and upper or lower back pain. The good news is that you can break this cycle by improving your posture – sit and stand up straight.

Poor Posture #1: Slouching