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How to Have a Healthy Body Posture? What Are DOs & DONTs?

Posture places each body part in the most appropriate position relative to the adjacent segment and the whole body.

Improper posture causes permanent changes in muscles and joints over time and many diseases. Therefore, proper posture should be known, and attention should be paid throughout life.

If You Need to Stand for a Long Time, You Can:

How to Have a Healthy Body Posture? What Are DOs & DONTs?

• Make sure your spine is in an upright position.

• Place a small rise of 15-20 centimeters under one leg or slightly bend one of your knees.

• Change your position frequently.

• Every 2 hours or when you feel tired, do exercises to stretch your back.

While Sitting, Pay Attention to The Following:

How to Have a Healthy Body Posture? What Are DOs & DONTs?

• Your feet should touch the ground; your knee and hip should be bent 90 degrees. Be careful not to sit in the high chair or seats as much as possible, as you will not be able to maintain this position in a chair or seat that is too high or low. If your seat is high, get support by placing a stool under your feet.

• Keep your arms parallel to the floor using the arm supports of the chair.

• Make sure your spine is upright; support your waist as well.

• Your head is in front of your shoulders; ensure your shoulders are comfortable.

Author

  • Dr. Bradley Lynch

    Dr. Bradley Lynch is a board-certified sports medicine physician with a Bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Michigan and a medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He completed his residency training in Family Medicine at the University of California, San Diego and a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic. With over 10 years of experience in the medical field, Dr. Lynch is an expert in sports injuries, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and overall health and wellness. As an author at FitGAG, he shares his knowledge and expertise on a variety of topics, including sports injury prevention, musculoskeletal ultrasound techniques, and overall health and wellness tips. Dr. Lynch believes that a holistic approach to health and wellness is essential for optimal performance and well-being, and he strives to inspire his readers to prioritize movement, proper nutrition, and self-care. Through his articles, Dr. Lynch aims to empower his readers to achieve their fitness goals, overcome injuries, and enhance their overall quality of life.

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