Back Pain & Conditions

How to fix Flared Ribs

Not many people are familiar with the term “rib flare,” but it is more popular than you would believe. It’s evident from your rib cage protruding from the rest of your body by about 1-2 inches. Flared ribs may make your chest appear puffed out and your rib cage, as well. You could even see your ribs protrude from beneath your shirt. The interesting aspect about flared ribs is that the problem isn’t with the ribs themselves but rather muscular imbalances that induce poor posture. Unfortunately, these muscular imbalances can be resolved by correcting the muscle imbalances that produce your ribs to flare. This will most likely include building core strength, breathing exercises, stretching, muscular massage, and other therapies I’ll review in this article. You should be sure to correct any rib flare that you may discover, as it might produce back pain, neck discomfort, and shoulder agony and can…

How to fix Thoracic Kyphosis(Hunchback Posture)

An estimated 40% of older people have hunched backs that produce a hump-like appearance. Poor posture is now common in today’s society, but it isn’t restricted to the elderly. Now, you’ll notice that many young people have thoracic kyphosis, a.k.a. curved upper backs. Activities like texting, working at a computer, and slouching against the back of a chair are all examples of modern habits that contribute to this. Everyone is afflicted, and improper posture has almost become the norm, but the repercussions may be more severe than you imagined. In this post, we’ll discuss hunchback and why you shouldn’t overlook it if you have it. Then we’ll show you how to reverse it using posture-straightening routines. Please keep in mind that this article aims to treat thoracic kyphosis resulting from muscular imbalances, not congenital kyphosis disorders such as arthritis, bone anomalies, osteoporosis, disc degeneration, or Scheuermann’s kyphosis. If your thoracic…

How to fix Hyperlordosis(Arched Back)

Your lower back is curved inward to a small degree, with your spine sloping like an “S” form. When your lumbar spine has an excessive arch, it becomes a dangerous condition known as hyperlordosis. Have you noticed that your lower back’s arch forces your tummy to protrude forward? If you don’t already suffer from back pain, it might cause it to you in the future. A person with an exaggerated inward curve in their lower spine would have an outward bend in the upper spine, causing their shoulders to hunch forward and the chest to collapse inward. Hyperlordosis must be addressed if you want to avoid back discomfort and obtain good posture and skeletal alignment. Fortunately, it is a correctable disease that may be treated by adopting healthy habits and exercises. Continue reading to know more about the causes of hyperlordosis, how to identify it, and what you can do if you…

Exercises to Fix Upper Crossed Syndrome

The upper crossed syndrome is a common type of muscle imbalance in the upper body. It only takes a few minutes to discover whether you or someone else has it. Another indication is the head moving forward, accompanied by rounding the upper back and shoulders. The hunched-over posture used by individuals who sit at a computer for long periods is the most prevalent cause of this illness. If you have this sort of posture or believe you are developing it, it’s critical to address it immediately. It’s not only an unattractive style, but it can also have an impact on your general health and well-being. This article will explain what upper crossed syndrome is, how it forms, and what you can do to avoid it. We’ll also give you a few easy exercises that you can do at home to cure the upper crossed syndrome. What is Upper Crossed Syndrome?…

How to fix Rounded Shoulders

Everyone’s posture appears to be deteriorating these days, it seems. The fact that we spend far more time hunched over our computers or mobile these days implies that the problem will only get worse. Rounded shoulders are a typical postural issue that is characterized by the forward drooping of the shoulders and exaggerated curvature of the upper back. You might be at risk of developing rounded shoulders if you spend most of your time seated hunched over a desk or staring down at your phone. We’ll go over how rounded shoulders develop and how hunched shoulders may be corrected in this post. We’ll go through some easy things you can do to bring your shoulders back into alignment at home. What Causes Rounded Shoulders? Slumping shoulders are generally caused by a muscle imbalance in the chest that shortens the chest muscles while the upper back muscles lengthen and weaken. An…

How to fix Uneven Shoulders

Have you ever seen that one of your shoulders is higher than the other in the mirror? It may appear as if you are shrugging one side of your shoulder, but you’re confident that you’re relaxing both sides equally. So, what’s the issue? You can tell that this is a typical problem before you start cursing your own body. Finally, the most appealing part is that it can be fixed. Fixing uneven shoulders is something you should not overlook. It’s not only strange, but it can also produce neck and shoulder discomfort, putting you at risk of future shoulder problems. This article will describe what is most likely the reason behind uneven shoulders and what you should do to correct it. What Is the Cause of Uneven Shoulders? It would be wonderful if we were able to identify a single source of uneven shoulders, but it is common for many…

How to fix a Dowagers hump

The Dowagers hump used to be a posture that was only observed in older women. The name itself adds to the impression; for example, a “Dowager” is an elderly woman who has lost her husband. However, the hump of a Dowager is now seen among young people and even toddlers. Dowager’s humps are lumps or bumps that develop at the base of the back of the neck, where the spine has bent forward. While it’s normal to have a little curve on the 7th vertebrae of the neck, a Dowager’s hump is caused by an abnormal one that is more exaggerated. Various factors can cause a Dowagers hump, but the most common cause is poor posture. If you have a Dowager’s hump because of poor posture, this is an article you should read. We’ll go through what a Dowager’s hump is, why it happens, and how to fix it using…

How to fix Text Neck(Text Neck Posture)

Text Neck is a postural problem caused by a person who has hunched over his mobile or a computer screen for long periods. In all likelihood, you’re reading this on a computer, laptop, or mobile device bent over.  For the rest of this post, sit up straight. Take a look around you right now if you’re in a public place. How many people are using their cell phones? Look carefully, and you’ll notice that they’re craning their necks to check out their phones. While using your phone in this way may appear casual now, doing so for long periods significantly impacts your health and posture. Your head may remain in a forward-head posture position for the rest of your life. Because one of the most common reasons is due to look down at your phone for lengthy periods, this posture has been dubbed the “text” neck (or computer neck). Have no…

How to fix Forward Head Posture

The influence of technology on our health, routines, and, most significantly, posture is increasingly evident. Many individuals are standing, walking, or sitting while looking down at their smartphone screens wherever they go. Looking down at your computer all day can cause forward head posture if you weren’t aware. Forward head posture (FHP) is a prevalent postural fault involving a forward extending of the head compared to the body as a whole. Forward head posture detracts from one’s appearance and can also lead to a slew of other health issues. Over time, forward head posture can put a strain on your neck and radiate down to your shoulders. Forward-head posture can also induce nerve impingement and other upper back and shoulders problems. This article will look at what forward head posture is, how it forms, and what you can do to avoid it. We’ll also give you some basic exercises and…

How to Fix Bad Posture?

Your posture has an impact on both your appearance and your health. The days of bad posture only affecting the elderly are long gone. We’re now seeing a new narrative, as prolonged sitting and inactivity are pushing today’s youngers into undesirable postures. Before they get worse or cause further discomfort, you need to know how to avoid posture issues and repair existing ones. This article may assist you on your path to improving your posture and avoiding postural strain pain. What does “Having Good Posture” mean, and Why is it Crucial? Let’s start with the first step. We’ll talk about how to recognize posture flaws and what causes them. You’ll find out how to correct your posture based on the sort of misalignment issue you have and then discover how to fix it. “Good posture” does not always imply a completely straight spine. Everyone’s lumbar spine (lower back) has a…

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