Thrive Chiropractic-Chiropractor In Branson MO

574 Highway 248, STE. 4 Branson, MO 65616

(417) 598-0080

 

You may be surprised to discover that certain postures have been linked to depression and other health challenges. Maintaining an unnatural, stooped posture can often create aches and pains that exacerbate depression, becoming a vicious cycle.

On the flip side, a recent study discovered that people who were depressed found their mood to improve after they changed their posture to be more upright and confident.

Have you ever been able to tell someone’s mood just by how they walked into a room?

We all have! It’s a great example of how our posture and attitude are connected. Within seconds you can look at someone and tell whether they are confident, depressed, withdrawn, or happy.

Emotions, posture, and pain sensitivity are all influenced by each other to some degree.

You may be surprised to discover that certain postures have been linked to depression and other health challenges. Maintaining an unnatural, stooped posture can often create aches and pains that exacerbate depression, becoming a vicious cycle.

On the flip side, a recent study discovered that people who were depressed found their mood to improve after they changed their posture to be more upright and confident.

The exact reason for these changes is yet to be discovered by it may be as simple as people feeling better about themselves in certain posi-tions.

Another theory is that our body posture and position can influence the release of en-dorphins or feel-good chemicals in the brain.

  • Slumped posture has been linked with depressive symptoms.
  • An upright posture has been shown to improve your mood immediately.
  • Emotions and thoughts affect your posture and energy level. Look up and pull your shoulders back to reset your mind and body!

The next time you feel down or depressed, pay attention to your posture.

You’ll likely be slum-ped with your head and neck curved forward and down. A simple change in posture may help you feel more confident, energetic, and happy.

And if your posture is causing neck or back pain, give us a call; we’ll be glad to help.

If you’re experiencing depression, we recommend reaching out to a professional for help.

If you are an existing patient, you can schedule online HERE

If you are a new patient, you can schedule an appointment online HERE.

If you want to schedule the old fashioned way, give us a call at (417) 598-0080.

 

This information should not be substituted for medical or chiropractic advice. Any and all health care concerns, decisions, and actions must be done through the advice and counsel of a health care professional who is familiar with your updated medical history.