Were you aware that when you have poor posture it is an indication of poor health? There has been research that has shown those with poor posture have a higher prevalence of health issues, an increase in joint and muscle pain, and a decrease in life expectancy.
When you have poor posture, you also are putting strain and pressure on your ligaments and joints which can contribute to the beginnings of Degenerative Joint Disease and Osteoarthritis, which is the number one ailment in the world causing disability. Some of the diseases seen in individuals with poor posture are Type 2 Diabetes, decrease in lung function and mental focus, decrease immune system function, dizziness or vertigo, cardiovascular disease, and chronic pain.
Our chiropractors posture correction program is designed to help improve your spinal stability and decrease your pain. We start by doing a comprehensive examination to map out your current posture and any functional weakness you may have in order to recommend an individualized care plan to get you back to better health. This is a great and cost-effective way to prevent future illness and injury and reduce your pain while improving your overall health.
How does this program work? Our College Park chiropractors initiate a three-phase healing plan. In the first phase, the main goal is to use physical medicine to decrease pain and inflammation. During phase two, posture correcting exercises are implemented and chiropractic care is utilized to restore proper alignment. The third and final phase involves strengthening exercises to help you maintain the new proper posture long-term. Following the three-phase plan, maintenance is performed to keep you in proper posture over time. Once proper spinal curvature is regained, proper posture is experienced. If you are interested in finding out more about how our doctors can restore you to good posture, call (404) 592-0319.