Around 65 million Americans report experiencing chronic back pain.

Unsurprisingly, many of those cases root from bad posture – improper body alignment during standing, sitting, or even lying.

Hence, mastering a good posture is vital to eliminate painful aches interfering in your daily life.

Read along to discover some lesser-known benefits of good posture that can change your life for sure.

Prevents Excruciating Aches

Poor posture resulting from rounded back and shoulder puts pressure on your tendons and ligaments, causing severe pain in your back and shoulder.

Even keeping your head forward can cause TMJ (a joint disorder), leading to difficulty in basic tasks such as yawning, eating, and talking.

Moreover, high tension on muscles can cause tension headaches, i.e., intense pain behind your eyes and in your head.

Hence, it’s essential to perform exercises such as bridges and neck raises to keep the posture upright and aligned, enabling your body to move easily without any pain.

Allows Organs to Function Properly

Slouching and sitting in unnatural positions may feel relaxing for a short time.

However, they slowly damage your core organs and cause digestion problems, such as acid influx and constipation, in the long run. Even your lungs can get affected due to body compression, causing shortness of breath.

The next time you feel any indigestion or breath issues, try sitting upright, even for a while, and experience the gentle relief.

Improves Muscle and Joints Health

Improperly aligned muscle joints lead to abnormal wear and tear, causing chronic conditions like osteoarthritis and hip strain.

With spinal joints in place, you will have appropriate back support, and there will be less stress on nerves, ligaments, and the spine, minimizing injury risk.

Moreover, good spine health can help you perform well in other sports and make your workouts fun.

Boosts Productivity

You may find this surprising, but a good posture can really boost your energy.

The muscle’s alignment improves body coordination and reduces muscle stress, increasing energy.

The excess energy allows you to perform difficult tasks with minimal exhaustion.

Conclusion

Want to bring a positive lifestyle change?

Start working on your posture and experience the long-term health benefits it brings to your life.

Want to find out more about how you can prevent or manage similar problems?

Reach out to Lakeshore Pain & Spine Center and get personalized as well as holistic guidance from the experts.

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