Posture is not a sexy topic, and yet when we look around every day, we see abnormal structure. Poor structure causes our nerves and nervous system to be injured, and not regulate our bodies properly. Depending on what nerves are injured, there can be pain, stiffness, poor concentration, easy fatigue, sleeping problems, etc. Here are some easily recognized indicators of structural shifts in our bodies.
Now let me ask you a question, do you think you were this bad as a kid?
While the causes are numerous, we need to look at the big aggravators. Cell phones, computers/iPads, and activities replaced by sitting. Schools are one of the worst offenders. Kids these days are forced to sit in hard chairs, bend over iPads, and NOT MOVE. Does this sound like a winning strategy?
Many progressive schools encourage frequent breaks, kids to stand up and stretch during class, and have ergonomic desks. It starts with you as the parent. Contact your teacher and see if these things are currently there, or if they can be added. A small change now can make a gigantic change in the future.
Here are 4 top tips to change your kid’s environment.
Article contributed by Dr. Jason Rutkauskas, a Chiropractor from Chiropractic First Group. Dr. Jason can be found at Forum Office Towers #05-02.