Posture – abdominal or thoracic problem?

Slumped posture, is it always about the back?

Many times bad posture can result in mid/low back or even neck pain, so treatment addresses these areas.  But if we look closely, the bow demonstrates that tension created anteriorly thru the string is the driver of how much bend happens thru the rest of the system.  A holistic approach focuses on the underlying cause, and in this case an understanding of the non-muscular tissues that influence tension read the article.

Working the vertical visceral connections from the base of the head through the throat and into the thorax and abdomen is a must!  This work can have immediate benefit to the growing number of postural pain issues associated with our ‘butt-pedal’ society!

Excessive Thoracic Kyphosis: More Than Just Bad Posture