With the release of Posture and its accompanying videos, you can team up with The Manual Man and vanquish your postural pain once and for all! Dr. Torres guides you through the ins, outs, ups, and downs of postural alignment. This easy to read, illustrated handbook is exactly what you need to shape up and stop hurting.
Posture explains postural alignment and how to use it efficiently against the forces of gravity. In this step by step guide, you’ll learn to acutely understand why you’re hurting and how to fix it. Classify your own postural alignment. Learn how shearing and compressive forces from gravity can work with you or against you, based on your specific posture type. Practice a prescription of corrective exercises to improve your own postural alignment!
I will discuss the intimate relationship between breathing, ribcage position, and your posture. I will be explaining the diaphragm and how to maximally strengthen it. I will be detailing specialized breathing techniques to reduce specific pains in the body. I will discuss the relevance of breathing exercises with strength training. I will also provide a corrective exercise prescription to improve your own breathing efficiency.
I will be detailing concrete steps to follow if you, or anyone you know, is suffering from acute low back pain. I will explain why exactly it is going on and how to prevent it in the future. I will discuss the concept of “position of comfort” and how to find yours. I will discuss the concept of “progressive upright exercises”, and provide a prescription of corrective exercises to eliminate your low back pain.
I will be discussing specific ways to improve your sitting posture. I will explain how poor sitting can affect specific pains in the body. I will speak about the relevance of the pelvic floor and how it relates to proper sitting. I will be detailing concrete steps to create your own efficient sitting position, as well as provide a prescription of corrective exercises for the traditional “desk worker”.