Spinal stenosis or bulging disc related pain can be substantially reduced with improved posture. This maintains the strength of your spine, along with preventing your spine from further damage due to additional stress.
Keeps bones and joints in alignment
Reduces stress on the ligaments
Alleviates muscle tension
Decreased tension headaches
Increased energy level
Increased lung capacity
How to Practice Good Posture:
Bending: Keep a wide base of support (shoulder-width apart) -> squat to pick up object -> while lifting upward: look straight forward, keep back straight, chest out, and shoulders back -> slowly lift
Standing: Stand up straight and tall, feet shoulder-width apart, keep your shoulders back, pull your stomach in, put most of your weight on the balls of your feet, and keep your head level.
Sitting: Sit with your back straight, shoulders back, and feet touching the floor.