Exercises to Improve your Posture

Pain is often due to poor posture. By improving your posture with these exercises, you may just get rid of your pain!

Slouching in your chair

posture in chair

 

Pokey chin

pokey chin

 

Rounded Shoulders

rounded sh

 

 

Exercises

 

  • Practice tucking in your chin:

tucking in chin

 

 

  • Strengthen your neck muscles by tucking your chin in and lifting it off the ground for a few seconds at a time, building on this slowly:

chin muscles

 

 

  • Stretch out your pecs and squeeze your shoulder blades together

again

Do some core work!

 

 

  • Bridging – lift up your bottom and squeeze your core

core

 

 

  • Planking – do not let your spine dip. Hold on tight!

plank

 

 

If you have any questions, please contact us at London Home Physio on 0207 096 0684 or email [email protected]

written by Hily Perpinyal, Clinical Director

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