Our healthy human posture has been slumping and sloping with the recent years due to a combination of:
In many of our patients who are office workers, because of the forward head posture (see picture on right, and yes, that is right mugshot of Justin Bieber - Justin, if you're reading this, then you need to come to see us to get treated ok =D).
This posture places a lot of unnecessary strain on the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the:
What happens is that the muscles have to work doubly or triply hard to hold the weight of our about 5-6 kg head for 8-10 hours every day. That's like carrying a watermelon with a slightly outreached hand - the pain from strain is tremendous.
This leads to:
Here in Phoenix Rehab, our senior physiotherapists will carry out an in-depth assessment including postural analysis to understand your discomfort, strains and pains.
From there, we will work on:
Consider engaging in our state-of-the-art Indiba Therapy to help you accelerate your body’s pains and core problem.
As postural correction also targets posture habit correction, it'd be helpful if you can bring a partner along to your session, as he or she can then:
(There are lots to do by our back and neck specialist physiotherapists too, which includes
This really depends from individuals to individuals.
Some patients need a couple of sessions, just 2-3 sessions. Some need less, some need more, and it depends on the speed their bodies repair, how their bodies respond to therapy etc.