Yes, they are related. They most likely stem from improper posture but it is important to get a proper diagnosis as this could be a more severe lasting condition. Common postures create anterior head carriage, protracted shoulders, and reverse the healthy curvature of our spine. Looking down and slouching can exponentially increase the pressure on the discs and joints causing pain. The position of the head does not only put pressure on the neck but also the low back. Learning how to maintain proper posture during everyday activities is important to your health. Learn how to make better habits regarding posture by visiting a health professional at MVP Chiro and PT today!
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