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Forward Head Posture

I’m sorry it’s been so long between emails, I’ve been really busy with further study, learning all about new Bowen techniques that can help you.
 
While I was studying I heard a really interesting presentation on Forward Head Posture and the effects it can have on the body. It was fascinating. Forward Head posture can not only cause tension in the neck, shoulder and upper back, and give you headaches and bite problems, but it also can lead to much more. For example, uncorrected FHP can potentially lead to things like thoracic outlet syndrome, fibromyalgia, chronic strains and early degeneration and arthritis. “F.H.P. leads to long term muscle strain, disc herniations, arthritis, and pinched nerves” Mayo Clinic Health Letter volume 18 #3, March 200 
 
 
 There is much evidence suggesting that postural positions can affect the nerve tissue by altering blood flow to the spinal cord. Imagine the damage that does to a body. On a lighter note, posture can also greatly affect mood. You can test this yourself by smiling, or raising your chest, and you will quickly see a change in your mood.  
I am hoping to receive a copy of this research, and I will post more on it when I can. I just wanted to share this amazing research with you! 
 
 
Hope you're keeping well and  standing straight and tall, 
Kate