Checking your smart phone too often has a major impact on your posture and overall health. According to the American Journal of Pain Management spinal pain, headache, mood, blood pressure, pulse, and lung capacity are among the functions most easily influenced by posture. This forward head tilt occurs every time we look at our phone and effectively changes the weight of the head from 10-12 pounds to as much as 60 pounds. Over time, this puts excessive strain on the spinal joints and causes tension within the muscles of the neck, shoulders and upper back.

Four Wellness Sandy Springs offers 4 view postural assessments which includes a comprehensive report sent to you in a PDF file. You will learn,head to toe, in 4 views, how your structure is being impacted by your posture. One of the most eye openers clients have experienced is learning how much their head should weigh verses how much it “weighs” based on their posture.

For less than 1 personal training session you will receive:

  • An initial 4 view postural assessment
  • Customized exercise program with pictures and videos
  • Online support
  • A 4 week postural re-assessment

Being present and aware of your posture and having proper posture is an equilibrium in which there is no strain on the ligaments and a minimum expenditure of muscular force to maintain spinal alignment of the head, shoulders, hips, knees and ankles.

Ways to combat text neck is to limit your smartphone use. Especially when you are trying to hide the fact you are on your phone. I suggest holding your smart phone at eye level with your arms at your sides so you are not straining your shoulders. Holding the smartphone at eye level keeps you from excessively flexing your head forward. For an added benefit, with your head upright gently squeeze your shoulder blades together 5 times once per hour. This will help strengthen your postural muscles.

Strengthen, loosen, and stretch your neck and upper back into proper alignment. The earlier you start, the better. A healthier you = a healthy overall well-being.

Your program will work if you work it! And results will be based on your compliance.

Practice Makes Perfect Posture!

Keywords: deep tissue massage, sandy springs, 30328, medical massage, sports massage, Thai yoga massage, rock blade therapy, cupping therapy, instrument assistant soft tissue mobilization

About the Author Four Wellness, llc

Book an appointment with Four Wellness and experience a higher standard of healing work. I assess each your complaints and get to know you, so I can provide best client health care on and off the table. Because I have a BS in Exercise Science, minor in Health Promotions, a career in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, and Health Education, my scope of practice in health care exceeds most therapists. From your first session, you will receive customized homework and each session we will build. We are a team and my ultimate goal is assisting and cheering you on, in living a healthier and pain free life. First time clients receive a, made from love, homemade Mustard Bath to enjoy a detoxifying, muscle relaxing, post session bath.  My table is customed low, generating more power, making your session exceedingly effective as I work deeper into the muscular layers. Above the table are Ashiatsu bars which further allows me to effectively work even deeper into certain muscles at a moments notice. Ashiatsu is a relaxing and deep tissue session to be enjoyed all on its own terms. You will instantly relax as you inhale homemade, made from love, essential oil blends. With my vast knowledge and training, experience a different massage each time as I tailor your session, blending my unique healing arts menu. While my speciality is in Deep Tissue, I do provide other services: Certified Rock Blade: Trigger point and myofascial release through Cupping and Rock Blade Therapy to break up scar tissue and adhesions resulting in frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel, tennis/golfer's elbow, decrease in shoulder and neck mobility, and more!  Vibrational Therapy: Ohm Tunning forks, Brainwave frequency, and Singing Bowls induce a deep state of relaxation, decrease inflammation and assists in pain/stress relief. Ashiatsu (Barefoot) massage Heat and Cold hydrotherapy Certified Thai and Table Top Thai: relax while I take you through a series of stretches and muscle compressions Foot Reflexology   Essential Oils   Book an appointment and receive a new level of care!  Peace, Love, Massage  Lisa Philomena  Owner of Four Wellness

2 comments

%d bloggers like this: