Whether taking a 10-hour or a 10-minute car drive, your posture is important. Posture plays such an integrated role in how we feel and move. Even if you are not currently feeling pain or discomfort, poor posture for prolonged periods can sneak up and become an issue. Here are a few tips for awareness and setting yourself up for success while driving:
Awareness of posture is a piece of the puzzle when trying to resolve or prevent any new issues. If you are struggling with neck or shoulder pain while driving or with daily activities, formal physical therapy can help. Athletico offers free assessments in clinic or virtually through our Telehealth platform.
*Per federal guidelines, beneficiaries of plans such as Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, VHA and other federally funded plans are not eligible for free assessments.
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Correct Sitting Posture – Physio Med. https://www.physiomed.co.uk/uploads/guide/file/21/Physiomed_Sitting_Guide_-_Driving_Digital.pdf.