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.
- “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.”