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Forward Head Posture and why it is Important to Your Health- Woodstock Chiropractor

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Advice, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractor Woodstock, Forward Head Posture | 0 comments

  What is Forward Head Posture?  Forward head posture is defined as when a patient is standing or sitting in a neutral position, their ear canal lies in front of there shoulder. This position is also associated with a loss of normal cervical curve.     How Does Forward Head Posture Affect You? Forward head posture has several symptoms. The most common are neck pain and tension headaches, but other more serious symptoms are: Cervical disc herniation’s Migraines Nerve root impingement Fatigue Carpal tunnel syndrome Arthritis Even up to 30% loss in vital lung capacity. As your head moves forward over your shoulders it creates increased pressure on the...

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