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Poor posture is one of the outcomes of the body’s response to stress. Notice the posture of someone who is depressed, frightened or angry. If the eyes are a window to the soul, then posture is a chiropractor’s window to one’s health.

People Notice
Slumped shoulders, downcast eyes or a sagging midsection send subtle clues to others around. Posture is one of the first things people notice.

For a chiropractor, posture can reveal underlying spinal problems such as
vertebral subluxation.

Symptoms on Display
During examination, chiropractors notice postural distortions such as:

Head tilt to one side
Forward head carriage
Lowered shoulder
High or rotated hip
Unnatural stride
Leg length differences
Unusual shoe wear
Weight imbalance

From the front, the ears, shoulder and hips should be even and from the side, the ear, shoulder, hip and ankle should be in alignment.

From the front, the ears, shoulder and hips should be even and from the side, the ear, shoulder, hip and ankle should be in alignment.

Simple ‘At Home’ Test for Postural Distortions
Compromised nerves can result from postural distortions that are easily revealed with a few simple tests. We’ve simplified them so you can conduct them at home with a minimal amount of time, equipment and training. Naturally, they aren’t a substitute for a professional evaluation.

Notice if one shoulder is higher than the other or if the head tilts to one side. Both could be indications of the types of problems that respond to chiropractic care. Another common problem is a forward tilting head. Besides a source of fatigue, this is a common sign of neurological compromise in the neck, shoulders and into the arms and wrist.

Notice if one shoulder is higher than the other or if the head tilts to one side. Both could be indications of the types of problems that respond to chiropractic care. Another common problem is a forward tilting head. Besides a source of fatigue, this is a common sign of neurological compromise in the neck, shoulders and into the arms and wrist.

Notice if one shoulder is higher than the other or if the head tilts to one side. Both could be indications of the types of problems that respond to chiropractic care. Another common problem is a forward tilting head. Besides a source of fatigue, this is a common sign of neurological compromise in the neck, shoulders and into the arms and wrist.

If your observations indicate that you or a loved one is a good candidate for chiropractic care, contact the East Bentleigh Health Group to arrange a thorough examination. Neglected, spinal problems may worsen the condition and make correction more difficult and more expensive.

Appointments – Anthony Papaleo at East Bentleigh Health Group
884 Centre Road, East Bentleigh | (03) 9579 3999 | info@ebhg.com.au