What type of posture do you have?

There are many posture misalignment problems. Most of these issues can be corrected through proper stretching and strengthening of the necessary muscles. Muscles are either under-active or overused which then may cause poor posture.

It is important to make sure that you have good dynamic and static posture.

 

is how you hold yourself when you are moving, like when you are walking, running, or bending over to pick up something.
is how you hold yourself when you are not moving, like when you are sitting, standing, or sleeping.
Which one of these sounds like you? Take a profile photo standing as natural as possible and connect the dots!

01 

When you’re in the seated or standing position, do your shoulders hunch forwards? It may be slightly noticeable or severe. This is usually accompanied by lower back pain.  The shoulder joint should naturally fall below the top of your ear.

02

When standing, does your pelvis tips forward? This may create the appearance of poking your glutes and chest out, creating an obvious misalignment.The center of your pelvis should naturally fall below the center of your shoulder joint.

03

When standing does your hip joint and upper back sway behind you causing you to appear like you are falling back.The center of your pelvis should naturally fall below the center of your shoulder joint

 

04

When you are in the seated or standing position does your neck and head protract forward.The top of your ear should naturally sit above the center of your shoulder joint when spine is in neutral position.

05

Are you missing the natural ’S curve' every spine is supposed to possess? When you stand with your back against the wall does your entire spine line up touching the wall?

 

06

When standing does a straight line fall down from the top of your ear, through the centre of your shoulder joint, through the center of your hip joint, behind your knee cap and last but not least in front of your ankle joint? Sounds like you have amazing posture!