Chiropractic treatments ultimately influence a person’s ability to maintain good posture. The previous post explained how chiropractic treatment creates joint movement, stretches tissues, and stimulates the nervous system. All these aspects are required to achieve ideal posture positions.
Amy Cuddy in her video talks about her research at Harvard to the physical and mental effects of posture. High power poses increase testosterone by 20% and decrease cortisol by 25%. Higher levels of testosterone (in both men and women) lead to increased feelings of confidence. Meanwhile, lower levels of cortisol lead to decreased anxiety and an improved ability to deal with stress.
Consideration of stress is important in my practice. It drives static postures or holding patterns which effect joint movement and ultimately biomechanical function. I use neurosensory integration to address ‘mental busy-ness’ to compliment/augment the chiropractic treatment.
My area of expertise simply allows one to attain Power Posture for Lower Stress and Higher Success!