The best way to do a posture check is to have a thorough postural evaluation by a physical therapist. To check for normal curves of the spine, stand with your back to a wall, heels about three inches from the wall. Place one hand behind your neck, with the back of the hand against the wall, and the other hand behind your lower back with the palm against the wall. If there is excessive space between your back and the wall, such that you can easily move your hands forward and back more than one inch, some adjustment in your posture may be necessary to restore the normal curves of your spine.
To do a quick posture check from the front, stand directly in front of a full-length mirror and answer the following questions:Good Posture Poor Posture
To do a quick check of your posture from the side, have a friend photograph you in this position and to evaluate the photograph by answering the following questions:
Good Posture Poor Posture
More Information on PostureWhat is Posture?
Exercises to help with maintaining good posture.
Some tips to help with posture.
Good posture can mean maintaining neutral position.
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