600 Air Park Road

Tupelo, MS 38801

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662-842-2100

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School's back in session!

By reboundtupelo, Aug 18 2017 05:45PM

At Rebound Physical Therapy, our aim is to educate our patients as well as our community with quick tips for your overall wellness. In this edition of our blog, we'd like to offer a suggestion (or three) on a topic most of us overlook on a daily basis.

As August rolls along, school has now resumed for most students in the area. We see many students and teachers alike who have trouble with posture especially when sitting at a desk for most hours of the school- or work-day. We provide exercises that strengthen the postural stabilizer muscle group as well as provide education for self-management of good posture. Here are a few tips to remember as you sit at your desk while at school or work:

- Sit with your back straight and your feet flat on the floor.

- A small, rolled-up towel placed at your low back can help with maintaining the normal curves in your back.

- Distribute your body weight evenly through both hips.

- Try to avoid sitting in one position for more than 30 minutes. Take a break, stand up, and stretch at least once every hour.

For more wellness tips or to have a physical therapist evaluate your posture, call us today at 662-842-2100 to schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists.

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