Postural Imbalance

This patient showed amazing changes in the cervical spine after 10 weeks of daily use of the Cervical Denneroll, however note that the forward head translation did not reduce at all. This is because the patient has posterior translation of the thoracic spine and increased thoracic kyphosis, and these features were not addressed. Although this patient has experienced reduced symptoms and functional improvements, he still has a significant postural imbalance. This postural imbalance explains the lack of reduction of the forward head carriage, and left unchanged, it will reduce the longevity of the benefits he has already received.

Posture Screen is a simple app you can download which helps communicate postural imbalances, and if it was used in this case (which is was not), his treatment would likely have considered the impact of the thoracic spine on the patient’s health also.

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