Have you ever noticed how your posture changes when you’re in pain? When you hurt, you tend to round your shoulders and collapse down; guarding yourself.
When you’re proud and excited, you stand up straight and tall.
When you live with chronic pain, you might not have any ability to change the spot that hurts, but you can always improve your posture. At least good neck and shoulder position, will ensure that’s not one of your woes.
Use the tips in the article to learn which of the six shoulder positions can help you stay out of a posture of pain.
This article was originally written for the Aquatic Exercise Association. You can access it on their website also.
Read the other articles I’ve written for the AEA:
Incorporating Aqua Yoga into Aqua Aerobics
Use the free water yoga pose tutorials for free shoulder flexibility exercise videos.