*How many hours a day do you spend sitting? Reading, using computers, driving, watching TV —all that sitting adds up, especially if you have poor posture.
Did you know that lower back pain and other musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions account for one-third of missed work in Canada?
It’s time to Straighten Up Canada and improve your spinal health!
Canada’s chiropractors have developed an app for that. Straighten Up Canada is a FREE, easy-to-perform posture program that you can use in just three minutes a day. It’s the only free Canadian app specifically designed and completely dedicated to improving posture and spinal health.
The Straighten Up Canada program can be practised almost anywhere and is a great warm-up, cool down, stand-alone routine or ergonomic break.
Good posture will help you to:
Look and feel even better than you already do,
Prevent backaches and muscle pains,
Decrease wear and tear on your joints,
Use less energy for daily tasks, and
Increase your spine’s flexibility and resilience.
The Straighten Up Canada app features:
12 unique posture exercises
Adult and youth exercise options
Easy to follow Image stills and video content
Set personal reminders
Track your progress
Share your posture exercise progress with friends through social media
Learn about your back and common back-related problems
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If you'd like more advice on how to improve your posture, please reach out to us: 519-258-8544
*This is an excerpt from the Canadian Chiropractic Association. Please click here to learn more.