The beauty and grace of the human body are connected not only with the lack of excess weight, but with proper posture. Round-shouldered man from the looks unattractive, especially it concerns the appearance of girls and women.
Kyphosis and asymmetrical position of the shoulders spoils the impression about the person, even if other problems with a figure it does not. In addition, with a stooped posture are not only aesthetic problems. Bad posture generally leads to back pain.
Causes of slouching
Slouching can be caused by a large number of reasons, but most often a wrong posture is associated with sedentary actions, and sitting with monotonous work, when a person spends a lot of time in an uncomfortable position. For the most part it is typical for all office workers, not only during the day from the computer. By how prevalent this kind of work in the modern world, it is possible to judge the extent of the problem.
On the formation of incorrect posture also affects the lack of physical activity, short sleep and lack of relaxation, when the body simply does not have time to recover. There are more serious obvious cause stooped posture. Sometimes the problems with misalignment of the spine associated with different length of legs or an incorrect formation of the muscular frame of the back, with the rickets and tuberculosis of the vertebrae. Often a wrong posture is formed by people with poor hearing and vision when they are constantly forced to bend and bend back to better hear or see something.
If to put outside the brackets specific diseases, which lead to the formation of poor posture and medical treatment which is able to improve the situation, there are many reasons, unaesthetic healthy people. To deal with them can and should be, above all, strengthening back muscles, especially the upper part.
Devices for getting rid of stoop
For many years one of the most effective ways to correct posture was considered to be corsets for the back. Such correctors the position of the body can be soft, semi-rigid and rigid. The principle of their action is to maintain the back in proper position by fixing the body and individual muscle groups. The advantage of bandages and corsets is that already at the first use of the stoop and not a trace remains. Gradually, a person gets used to proper posture and learn to hold it without the aid of corrective devices. Nowadays, some models of corsets are supplied with sensors that are able to determine the position of the body in space, to collect information about it and even signal the need to change posture.
Supporting corset for the posture correction used not only for getting rid of stoop, but also for the treatment of joint diseases such as osteoporosis, sciatica, degenerative disc disease, etc. wearing a brace may be prescribed after injury or surgery. There are so many varieties of posture corrective devices, as their prices range from a few hundred rubles to several tens of thousands.
Model corsets take into account anatomical peculiarities of male and female body, special tools are developed for children. When choosing a support device to determine the model and size, all this should be done after consultation with a specialist. A good podiatrist before recommendation will definitely check the degree and type of violations of posture, the condition of the spine and muscular system, will reveal that there are no contraindications to wearing a corset.
In most cases, by adjusting the posture of modern means possible to achieve almost perfect rectification and maintaining the axis of the spine in the correct position. While wearing corsets is not recommended more than 4 hours a day, and abandon wearing them after the appearance of a persistent effect gradually. As a rule, together with the wearing of the posture corrector physician advises carrying out a set of exercises aimed at strengthening your own muscles. Such exercises are useful to run if you stoop haven’t made a decision about the use of posture corrective devices.
Exercises to eliminate stooping.
First, you need to remember that to maintain proper body posture is required to maintain in good condition the back muscles, chest and shoulder complex. That’s why any exercise without undue stress allow it for him to straighten up and forget about back problems.
There is also a specially designed set of exercises to keep the body in the correct position. First we need to learn to concentrate on the correct posture. To do this several times a day, repeating a simple exercise: to insert back to the wall and straighten the back, touching the wall buttocks, blades, the rear surface of the shoulders and neck. You need to fix this situation, focus on it and try to maintain the same posture when walking and sitting.
To strengthen back muscles are recommended exercises involving bending the back in the standing position forward and backward, the arms should rest against the wall. The exercises themselves are doing effortlessly on the breath, mentally locking your muscles. In the initial position the body is back on the exhale. All exercises should be done several times and in several approaches. Also arch your back from a prone position on her stomach, focusing on his outstretched hands. A very useful exercise is the bridge, which is done from the supine position.
Turns are also considered effective for training back muscles. Stand with your back to the wall at a distance of 20-30 centimeters, turn slowly to the left, against the surface of both palms to the wall, lock this position for a few seconds, then in the same way turn right.
The following exercise is bending. This may be the so-called mill, familiar to many in the school physical education lessons. Feet are placed wider than shoulder width, hands diluted in hand, the housing body is tilted under the angle of 90 degrees, back must be straight. From this starting position, you should aim to get the right hand left foot, and left hand – right.
You can do exercises with light dumbbells. Legs must be put shoulder width apart and slightly bent, body tilted forward at an angle of 90 degrees, hands with dumbbells in the starting position you need to keep straightened down. On the inhale you should try to dissolve hands in the parties, hold this position for a few seconds, and exhale lower down.
To complete the set of exercises to improve posture and strengthen back muscles should be fixing the correct position of body against the wall, as described above.
Massage of the back when stooping
In combination with physical exercises to achieve a better effect can be assigned to a massage of back and waist. These treatments improve circulation and lymphatic drainage, returned to the muscles elasticity, bring them in tone. In order to use these as a classic back massage with manual exposure on various groups of muscles, so the massage applicators, and other auxiliary funds. For correct posture, as a rule, prescribe a course of several massage sessions.
Exercise and massage are used as prevention. Resorting to these means should, without waiting for the appearance of tension and pain in the back, this will allow the early stages to prevent the occurrence of slouching, look beautiful and healthy, to preserve your grace.