Poor posture is one of the most common causes of neck pain and back pain. Chiropractor, nutritionist, and certified personal trainer Brett Stefan, DC, MS, offers postural rehabilitation for patients of all ages at Farabaugh Chiropractic in Westerville of Columbus, Ohio. To take the first step toward developing good posture habits, call or book an appointment online today.
Your posture is the way you hold yourself throughout the day. Many people have poor posture, especially those who spend long hours sitting behind the wheel of a car or at a computer screen.
Many poor posture habits develop early in life, but adolescents may not experience the painful symptoms that develop in adults over the years. Bad posture can lead to improper alignment in your spine and joints. Misalignments can cause a host of problems, including altering your gait while walking and running and putting pressure on nerves.
Postural rehabilitation is a comprehensive treatment approach that aims to improve function and mobility by restoring proper posture. Dr. Stefan and the team at Farabaugh Chiropractic practices postural rehabilitation techniques that stem from two main theories:
Dynamic neuromuscular stabilization (DNS) is a rehabilitation approach that stimulates the areas of your brain that control movement. This restores and stabilizes proper function by reminding your body how you’re supposed to move.
The McKenzie Method is an established system that helps to diagnose and correct musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Stefan pinpoints the underlying cause of your pain or mobility issues and then creates a customized exercise plan to correct it. You perform these exercises at home, which empowers you to take control of your own health.
People of all ages and backgrounds can benefit from postural rehabilitation. You may be a good candidate for this type of treatment if you have one of the following conditions:
Poor posture can lead to many problems that affect your overall quality of life, including stress and difficulty sleeping. If you suffer from any type of pain or symptoms that may be due to improper posture, Dr. Stefan and the team at Farabaugh Chiropractic can help get you back to being you.
First, Dr. Stefan carefully reviews your symptoms and medical history. He performs a complete chiropractic evaluation, which may include observing your posture and movement.
Then, he develops a personalized postural rehabilitation plan that may include aspects of DNS and the McKenzie Method. He may also recommend chiropractic care, massage therapy, or acupuncture to complete your holistic treatment plan.
To experience the benefits or postural rehabilitation, call Farabaugh Chiropractic or book an appointment online today.