Fortunately, this is an easy problem to prevent, and if you suffer from it, it is very correctable with a few stretches and exercises. Today, we will be looking at a stretch called Bruegger’s Postural Break, which helps to specifically undo the “forward flexed” posture, and strengthen the postural muscles responsible for opposing the forward flexion.
I usually recommend performing this exercise for about 10 seconds for every 15 minutes that you’re sitting in front of the computer or otherwise working with your arms in front of you. This should help to prevent the onset of Upper Crossed Syndrome and stop neck pain and headaches before they start.
For questions related to this exercise, or any health topic, please call (201) 569-1444 for a free consultation with Drs. Robert Press or Erik Geleta.