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Posture and Neck pain

Correct posture is very important for a pain free neck and upper back. Poor neck posture leads to a Forward Head Position which is one of the most common causes of neck, head and shoulder tension and pain.

This can be a result of injuries like sprains and strains of the neck leading to weak neck muscles, Incorrect sleeping positions incorrect position while working with computers due to bad ergonomics.

Long term abnormal neck posture leads to straining of muscles, disc herniations, arthritis, pinched nerves and instability. Poor health can result from stretching of the spinal cord.

How to correct neck posture?

Correction of poor neck posture is important to stop and reverse the nd degeneration that neck structures undergo and problems that can result including neck pain symptoms, tension and migraine headaches and pain between the shoulders.

When the spinal tissues are subject to significant pressure for long periods of time, they deform and undergo a remodeling in which these changes can become permanent. This is why it takes time and a concerted effort using multiple techniques to correct the poor neck posture condition. 

Some of the common postural habits are shown under :

Optimum Reading Posture
Proper Reading Posture
Correct Sitting Posture
Correct Standing Posture
Proper Sleeping Posture
Correct Sleeping Posture