Dr. Deed Harrison is one of the most published, and researched Doctors of Chiropractic in the world.
His latest collaboration found in the journal Gait & Posture: Moustafa IM, Youssef A, Ahbouch A, Tamim M, Harrison DE. Is forward head posture relevant to autonomic nervous system function and cervical sensorimotor control? Cross sectional study. Gait and Posture 2020; 77: 29-35.
On this edition we dive into how much your posture can influence your autonomic nervous system (your autoMATIC nervous system: your digestion, immune system, cardiovascular system, etc – all the stuff that goes on automatically! )
Some of the highlights:
- Forward head posture negatively affects cervical sensorimotor control.
- Forward head posture negatively affects the autonomic nervous system.
- There is strong correlation between the CVA (forward head posture) and cervical sensorimotor outcomes.
- There is strong correlation between the CVA (forward head posture) and skin sympathetic outcomes.
It is recommended that you read the article – but here is the biggest takeaway: have GREAT posture. You can learn (especially in today’s technological times) to have very bad posture – and you can learn to have GREAT posture. So get great posture. Your health depends on it.
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A big thanks to Dr. Harrison for his time, expertise, and insight