Don’t be a slouch!

Slouching has a detrimental effect that actually impairs reflex activation of the back muscles and also can impair overall sensorimotor control. It doesn’t just happen overnight but these conditions creep in slowly. A study out of the University of Waterloo also found that lower back joints suffer an increased loading of the passive tissues with a similar time-dependent creep that can contribute to low back pain from prolonged slouch-sitting. A slouched position also has an impact on spinal stability. After just 5 minutes of slouching, the brain has an increased reposition error making the habit of slouching self-perpetuating.

Good posture causes good posture.

Good posture causes good posture.

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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