Anyone who is going through Egoscue University to become a Posture Alignment Specialist (PAS) or Advanced Exercise Therapist (AET), attending The National Posture Institute to become a Certified Posture Specialist (CPS), taking classes at the American Posture Institute to become a Certified Posture Expert (CPE), anyone wanting to become a Certified Posture Exercise Professional (CPEP) from PostureZone.com, or someone attending the Posture Restoration Institute with the goal of being Posture Restoration Certified (PRC) needs to understand posture. Anyone doing postural alignment analysis needs to understand what good, correct, or ideal posture looks like, what common posture imbalances are, and what causes those posture imbalances.
Oregon Exercise Therapy is happy to help you in your posture knowledge and application by offering interactive posture analysis of different areas of the body.
Look at the person below and evaluate his posture. Put your answers to the following questions in the comments section below this post to start a discussion about this posture and how it is affecting this client.
How would this posture affect his movement, function, and performance?
What injuries might this person be susceptible to based on his misalignments?
What do you think caused these misalignments?
What would you have this person do to correct his posture?
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