Posture Month in May Sponsored by Chiropractor in Freehold NJ

May is National Correct Posture Month and to spread awareness of the importance of posture on overall health, Dr. Russell Brokstein is participating with his community.
Good Posture vs Bad Posture Freehold Chiropractor
Good Posture vs Bad Posture Freehold Chiropractor
FREEHOLD, N.J. - May 4, 2019 - PRLog -- National Correct Posture Month is held every May to help the public be aware of the consequences of the poor posture epidemic.  So many people are suffering with neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain, headaches and numbness in the hands because of different technology like tablets, computers and mobile phones.  It's gotten so bad that there is even a name for the condition:  Tech Neck or Text Neck

Many people present with forward head posture and a hunched back which can lead to many health issues.

Thousands of chiropractors, doctors, physical therapists and trainers are leading correct posture month to help people be more aware of the effects posture has on health.  65 million Americans suffer with back pain every year.  Posture related back problems are the 3rd leading cause for doctor's visits.  Low back pain is the leading cause of disability under the age of 45.  Your posture is the window to your spine and helps indicate to chiropractors the health of your spine. Improving posture can improve the present quality of life and future as you age.

Sitting all day at desks causes constant compression of the discs in the low back and tightening of the hamstrings.  Seats are usually not at the proper height and computers are too low causing people to slouch forward and look down.  Texting with the head down adds more strain to the neck and upper back.  These postures add the pressure gravity normally stresses the spine causing people to feel and look older than they are.  Add to that, poor sleeping positions, laying on a couch, carrying pocket books or brief cases on one shoulder and other contributing factors, poor posture is at epidemic levels.

Dr. Russell Brokstein, top rated Freehold NJ chiropractor (, is sponsoring National Correct Posture Month.  He participates each year to help the public understand the risks of bad posture.  "In our office we do a complete postural evaluation to determine the imbalances that can lead to not only pain but health problems.  We perform a computerized spinal exam that shows where there is nerve and muscle imbalances.  Then we do orthopedic tests, chiropractic exams, muscle strength and flexibility to find the cause of those imbalances.  This helps us create a treatment plan incorporating chiropractic adjustments, therapeutic stretching and stabilization exercises to help you improve your posture for better health, longevity, pain relief and aging well."

Dr. Brokstein shows home stretching and exercises.  These spinal hygiene ( exercises help expedite improving posture and preventing future problems.  Further recommendations for changes at home, work and play help improve posture and body mechanics.

Take a part in National Correct Posture Month and experience these benefits of improving your posture:

• extra height
• fatigue prevention
• prevent strains and pain
• reduce wear and tear on joints, tendons and ligaments
• prevent arthritis and impairment of circulation and digestive systems
• improved appearance

If you live near Freehold, NJ, contact Dr. Brokstein at Hometown Family Wellness Center.  Call 732-780-0044 to schedule a complete postural and spinal exam to get started in optimizing your health.

Dr. Russell Brokstein, DC
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