Remember when mom always told you to stand up straight. Well turns out, mom was always right, (that is unless you have stenosis I’ll talk more about that later).

Good posture helps centre your weight, which means less wearing of joint surfaces, less muscular tension in lower back and upper back, less headaches, increased mood/confidence, improved circulation and digestion.

Generally, when we stand upright and if we look from the side, we should be able to draw a plumb line that intersects the ear, shoulder, hips, knees and ankles.

With today’s modern era of smart phones, smart watches, smart TVs and smart everything, it is imperative we remain aware of how we sit and stand, as this can improve our daily health.

Let me know what exercises you do to help with your posture.