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Improve Your Health by Improving Your Posture

By Donna Stark

You don't need an injury to experience pain in the body. Sometimes, the body just hurts, but it's important to know that there is always an underlying reason for the pain. For some of these reasons, there is an easy fix, like purchasing a new mattress or buying new shoes, while others may require a little more attention and effort, like when you need to correct your posture. In fact, poor posture is a leading cause of chronic pain. That's not all it is though. Poor posture is also bad for your overall health and wellness. Take a look at the reasons below and why you should see your local chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic as soon as you can if you suspect your posture is off.

Joint Dysfunction

Poor posture puts an incredible amount of pressure on your joints, ligaments, and muscles. In addition to this causing an equally incredible amount of pain, it can also lead to joint dysfunction, muscle weakness, and future degeneration.

Respiratory Issues

Poor posture can have a negative effect on your breathing, especially when sitting. Poor posture can compress the chest which can make it difficult for your lungs to expand properly and for your body to take in the amount of oxygen that is needed.

Nerve Damage

Sitting with bad posture for long periods of time can damage the nerves in your body. Numbness, pinched nerves, muscle deterioration, and muscle imbalance are all signs that you need to watch out for.

Decreased Energy, Increased Stress

Too much slouching will overwork your muscles, causing a huge drain of your energy. And when your energy is low, your days may not be as productive as they could be. You may also not feel motivated to do much of anything. Low energy, unproductive days, and little motivation will only lead to one thing ... increased stress levels in your life.

Chiropractic Care for Poor Posture

Fortunately, your local chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic can help you improve your posture! Chiropractic care is a gentle and effective approach that places your body in proper alignment, eases muscle tension, and encourages correct posture. And, since it avoids the use of medications and invasive procedures, it is safe for everyone in the family! So grab your loved ones and come on in today! With more than 500 locations nationwide, walk-in availability, and hassle-free visits, sitting straight and tall with less pain and improved health has never been any easier. You simply can't go wrong by adding routine chiropractic care to your life!

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Phoenix, Ariz.

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