What Causes Poor Posture?
Poor posture can be a result of a range of factors. These include but are not limited to past injuries, working habits, improper lifestyle habits, being overweight, etc.
This issue is extremely serious and will get worse if left unattended. Timely intervention is crucial to eradicating instances of poor posture.
Younger children may be unaware of improper practices. As such, continued actions can aggravate poor posture.
Older adults who have had persisting poor posture may have been unable to pinpoint the root cause of it, thus making this a long-term issue.
Symptoms of Poor Posture
Symptoms of poor posture vary depending on the severity of the condition you may have and these can include:
Body Aches and Pains
Improper Head Position
What Causes Scoliosis?
Scoliosis refers to the sideways curvature of the spine.
Birth Defects can affect an infant’s spinal bones to a large extent. Similarly, spinal injuries or infections can also result in scoliosis.
Muscular dystrophy, a group of genetic disorders that result in muscle weakness, can also cause spinal curvature to occur.
Symptoms of Scoliosis
Scoliosis symptoms vary depending on the severity of the condition you may have and these can include:
How can Chiropractic help?
Diagnose the right condition for a personalised treatment
Our chiropractors will assess the cause and severity of your condition with a physical assessment during the consultation. In addition to the physical exam, we'll look into your past medical history and any recent X-ray results available to pinpoint the cause of the pain. Determining the source of the pain is essential to recommend the right method of treatment and rehabilitation. Treatment will be customised to your condition and these options can include:
To improve spinal function and alleviate the stress on your system.
Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT) & Deneroll Blocks Stretching
SOT employs the use of wedge shaped blocks to allow the body to seek its correct alignment and balance.
Providing long-term care as your healthcare partner
Whole-Body Treatment Approach
Our chiropractors adopt a whole-body treatment approach to evaluate your pain areas as a whole because other regions of the neck (cervical), mid back (thoracic) and low back (lumbar) may be affected as well. We aim to treat the “whole person,” not just to treat your specific symptoms.
Advice on Posture, Exercises, Diet and Nutrition
In order to treat the root of chronic pains that are recurring over time, our chiropractors seek to understand your lifestyle and work demands so as to provide personalised patient-centric care and advice over a longer time horizon as your healthcare partner.