Optimal posture means optimal movement, function and quality of life. We use postural training to create stability and improve the efficiency of your joints, muscles and tissues as you move. It also helps to protect against injury, deformity and reduces the strain on existing injuries so they can heal.
Poor posture can result in:
Postural training is great benefits both young and old alike. In adolescence, we work to stop any bad habits before they become permanent and instead develop good postural habits to prevent pain or injury in later life.
In adults, postural training will help to relieve existing symptoms and stop them from coming back, restore the range of motion at the joints and generally improve the quality of life during daily movement.
Postural training involves conducting a thorough postural examination and identifying any abnormalities and poor habits that are having a negative impact on your body. After talking through these in the context of your symptoms, we teach you about the right posture for you, prescribe a series of stretching and strengthening exercises, and may use massage, joint mobilisation, strapping, dry needling or clinical pilates to get you on your way to feeling your best.