The process of effective child posture correction can be quite frustrating. But what if we told you that we can help see visible changes for your child who has poor posture in about six weeks? Employing customized treatments that are not painful or scary for each child, we are able to see results quicker without additional exercises or stretches. We measure each child's posture every six to seven weeks (one treatment per week) and make progress comparison.
Front Posture Before Correction
Front Posture After Correction
Side Posture Before Correction
Side Posture After Correction
Child Posture Correction Case Study
In the above case Ethan had poor posture and also diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. The child’s poor posture caused some neck pain that brought him to our office. After treatment, his parents were surprised to find that his symptoms of ASD appear to have improved at school.
Before treatment: His right shoulder is lower than the left and his head is tilted to the left. His head is also tilted forward by about four centimeters. Forward head posture causes his original head weight of two kilograms to effectively weigh ten kilograms!
After treatment: Ethan's posture has significantly improved from before. His mother was so excited and delighted that she gave her consent to share her son’s progress with our readers.
FAQ for Posture Correction
It is usually a combination of reasons:
• Physical trauma such as from an accident or sports injury
• Micro-trauma such as those jerks on roller coasters and trips and falls
• Poor self-awareness of one's posture
• Myofascial restrictions
• Feet pronation or flat feet
• Impropriate pillow or poor sleeping posture
• Improper bag carrying posture
• Emotional trauma
• Nutritional deficiencies
• Toxin overload
• Can you notice if your child's shoulders are not level?
• Does your child's head favor a forward position when sitting or standing?
• Do the pictures of your child show a lateral inclination of the head?
• Does your child often need help massaging or reporting back discomfort?
• Have you noticed them walking or running irregular or awkward gait?
• Does your child's sole wear unevenly?
Child posture correction is painless and children are shown how each adjustment works before we start treatment.
It it my opinion and from my experience that bracing using straps, belts are unnecessary in most cases. Bracing "forces" the child's body to conform to a desired posture. While it may look "better", the apparent improvments are usually short-termed. My rationale is that the brace becomes a crutch where the some of the muscles stop having to work. Often, this may result in worsening of the posture.
Our concept is a good posture for that particular is one that requires the LEAST amount of energy or effort. It's the posture that is the LEAST tiring for the body. In other words, a bad posture is MORE TIRING for your child. When then does the body assume that bad posture? This is due to the CAUSES mentioned above the prevent good free neutral balanced posture. When the blockages that cause bad posture are removed, better posture is the END RESULT.