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Why your feet are the Foundation for better posture.

Why your feet are the foundation for better posture. Is there a secret to developing better posture? Standing up straight intentionally does not work for long, especially when you are distracted during the day.  Performing constant exercises to strengthen the muscles in the upper back can be a waste of time and effort if your body mechanics are working against you. Brian Rothbart, DPM, a podiatric researcher in the 1990’s developed an engineering model that demonstrated that feet that toe out and fall in will cause the upper body to do the same, which is horrible for posture.   A forward-leaning or Read More »