You Should Probably Sit Up For This: Physical Therapist On Building Better Posture

Bad posture can lead to health problems.

Physical therapist Rupal Patel (@rupal512) joins Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson to explain why slouching is bad for you, and share advice on ways you can stop.

What Is Good Posture, And Why Is It Important?

“To me, good posture is carrying your body in a way that is mechanically safe,” Patel says. “So, that means that your spine is in its natural curves, which allows the muscles to activate from the inside out, and gives us a solid foundation for when we need to move.

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