Does going to a chiropractor help posture?

Remember the time your mother told you to stand up straight as a kid? Well, she definitely was right! The way you were sitting in your chair or going around the house back then is a big part of how you carry yourself now.  You can have a great influence on your health when you are standing, sitting, and lying down.

But it can be difficult to fix the wrong position – especially if you don’t think about it. That’s where a chiropractor comes in.

You can find the underlying cause of your problems by asking the best chiro in Melbourne to fix your poor pose. You can begin to sit and stand straight, without constantly recalling yourself by fixing the root cause of your bad posture.

 Why is good posture important?

Good posture is often referred to as a ‘neutral spine,’ which can avoid back pain, rigidity, and additional injuries in daily work. A good position does not only enhance your well-being, it can improve your confidence, lift your mood, and have a good impression on others. The best chiro in Melbourne can help you get a good posture to prevent major health problems and relieve your back and neck pain.

How a chiropractor will help you get the right posture? 

A Chiropractor will follow the below steps to ensure your posture is right. 

Examining your posture

The chiropractor will examine your posture at first carefully. While the initial evaluation can help you identify the root cause of your posture problems, it helps you detect exactly what is wrong.

They will consider all the things like uneven shoulder, arched back, twisted pelvis, or other symmetry issues, from behind and from the sides.

Making Adjustments

The first thing that comes to mind is the loud cracking noise, often associated with a chiropractor, when you think about a back adjustment.

But adjustments are not frightening–and tend to be very gentle and cause little discomfort. A chiropractor will begin by making adjustments to your shoulders, including slow joint movement, to ensure you are in the best position for good posture.

These joint movements help to increase joint movement, reduce muscle tension and reduce your posture with any pain.

Working with tissue

Though a chiropractor is generally thought to work mainly with bones such as the spine, it’s equally important to work with the muscles for good posture. The muscles generally become tight or tense when some muscles have become weak, underused, or injured. This leads to an unhealthy position of your spines or shoulders. 

A chiropractor uses muscle releases and reinforcements to correct this soft tissue imbalance. It will feel more comfortable to stand or sit in a good posture through careful exercise and rehabilitation.

Stretching and Rehabilitation

Increased strength in your weak muscles is only effective if you decrease stress in the muscles causing poor posture. Your chiropractor works with you to ensure that your overactive muscles get a break by deliberate exercises, stretches, and muscle relaxation. This does not only relieve the tension causing poor posture but also helps your weaker muscles become stronger and fix the posture for good.

Contact Emergency Chiropractor today to find out how we can assist you.