Poor posture is a very common cause for chronic body aches. In some cases, it can even cause severe, debilitating pain and dysfunction. Essentially, posture refers to the position of your body and the relationship between your head, trunk and limbs. When you move, your posture changes. When the body is not properly aligned, it is not supported properly, and injuries and deformity can occur. With posture correction treatment and physical therapy for posture from Denver Physical Medicine & Rehab, pain caused by poor posture can be alleviated.
Causes of Poor Posture
The causes of poor posture fall into two categories: structural and positional. Structural causes include anatomical deformities, such differences in leg length and certain foot and ankle issues. Positional causes include things like