Low back pain is a leading cause of disability on a global level. Two-thirds of the population will experience low back pain at some point in their lives and it is a primary cause of missed work. The low back is the foundation of the body and is the starting point for good upright posture. Posture is intertwined with multiple systems, its efficiencies and its pains.
Posture has a major role in overall body health and wellness. Good posture allows for proper balance, function and efficiency in motion. Poor posture can lead to imbalance, dysfunction, inappropriate movement strategies and pain. People at work exhibit poor posture from long hours on the job, lack of attendance to their posture and a disproportion of body size to work station. Another reason for poor posture is the fact that work can be stressful and either sedentary or dynamic. That work equates to long hours of sitting or running around and both can fatigue the system. All a recipe for success, if you are referring to the classic forward head, forward shoulder, rounded back posture. Success in this case is a predisposition for poor posture leading to pain in remote areas.
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