Saturday, October 19, 2013

Your What Hurts? Part 1

      Hello computer users everywhere! (...and food prep people, students carrying books in front of them, over the road truck drivers, airplane pilots, lab assistants, and many, many more...) Today I would like to discuss a certain pernicious, postural distortion that plagues so very many people.

It looks something like this:
                                                                                                                        From a skeletal standpoint, it looks like this:                                                                                                                                  

                  ..and if you are like my teenage daughter, it looks like this:

      Any of this look familiar? Perhaps we need to ask your neck, shoulders and back: Does any of this FEEL familiar? How do we undo the damage we are doing with this familiar position of forward head, rounded shoulders and flexed, internally rotated hips and femurs? Glad you asked! Enter the "Reclined Tailor" and "Mountain Brook." More to come!


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