Kim’s Korner Stand to Attention

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Very few people ever spend much time thinking about their postures, despite the importance it plays in the overall well being of the body and mind. Postures will often vary from one individual to the next, but there are some ways of standing that are proven to be harmful in the long term. It is important to take notice of one’s own form and determine whether adjustments must be made in the interest of one’s own health. There are day-to-day habits that impact our postures, and some may require changes accordingly.

Key Takeaways:

  • Posture varies from person to person, however, there are definitely some stances that can lead to poor patterns of movement and pain.
  • If one does have a posture problem, it’s important to figure out what may be causing it, in order to address it correctly.
  • Posture problems can be caused by muscle imbalances, overtraining in the gym, or wearing high heels, to name just a few.

“Our bodies on which we depend for a lifetime of service are seldom taken for check-ups until they’ve almost broken down.”

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