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PROBLEMS AND PAIN FROM POSTURE

PROBLEMS AND PAIN FROM POSTURE

Posture is the  adaptation of  the body to  the environment, in other words, it’s the way we react to gravity and  communicate.  Depending on the activity  that we do  (walking, being seated, standing, etc) we will be in the different adapted postures.

In the beginning, poor posture, if not corrected,  can only  cause a light discomfort, but with time it can end up in serious  pathologies like arthrosis, meniscal pathology, tendons and muscle decline.

The purpose of Posturology is the recovery of the correct movement both standing and seated.

The purpose of Posturology is the recovery of the correct gesture, both  when being static  and moving through a personalized program involving different clinical areas  as Physical Medecine, Orthopedics (that treats and  prevents  locomotor system pathologies and traumas) Dentistry, Gnatology (that treats chewing problems) Ophtalmology (for pathologies of the eye) and Angiology ( treating  the blood  circulation system).

The main symptoms are urethra inflammation (the duct by which urine is conveyed out of the body  from the  bladder),  incontinence, misalignment and spine compressions,  muscle contractions, headaches, nausea, dizziness, eye pain and decrease in vision, toothache, tinnitus, balance disorders, poor circulation in  the inferior limbs , breathing capacity decrease, tiredness and inferior  limb restlessness, varicose veins, chewing defects, skin swallowing, phlebitis (vein inflammation), neurological alterations ( of the nervous system), bunions.

Main causes can be genetics, wearing high heels on a regular basis, sedentary lifestyle, sports, incorrect posture when seated, imbalanced carrying of weight (backpack or bag on one side), prolonged activities in torsion, crossing legs, chewing defects, poorer vision on one eye, being overweight, traumas and lesions, surgeries.

RECOMMANDATIONS:

  • Avoid crossing legs when seated.
  • Use a low back support when having a prolonged seated activity, in order to help having a correct position of the torso that should to be perpendicular to the thighs and feet.
  • Use a step to lean  alternately one foot on when having a prolonged standing activity (for example when ironing or washing dishes) to relieve back muscle tensions.”