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Posture deterioration with age

Posture exercise in youth keeps you standing tall

New study looked at how posture breaks down with age. Largest point of breakdown- the head moving forward of the pelvis.

Their conclusion about what they call the Cranial Center of Gravity:
“The CCG measurement correlated the most with age and may be a useful index marker of global spinal balance in decision making for surgical treatment of adult deformity involving cervical and thoracolumbar lesions.”

Put another way, Do your StrongPosture® exercise to keep standing tall when you are young to stay active as you get older.  And benchmark where you are now with annual PosturePictures (and perhaps the PostureZone app)

 

Craniopelvic Alignment in Elderly Asymptomatic Individuals: Analysis of 671 Cranial Centers of GravityYoshida, Go M.D.; Yasuda, Tatsuya M.D.; Togawa, Daisuke M.D.; Hasegawa, Tomohiko M.D.; Yamato, Yu M.D.; Kobayashi, Sho M.D.; Arima, Hideyuki M.D.; Hoshino, Hironobu M.D.; Matsuyama, Yukihiro M.D.  Spine: 11 April 2014

 

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