How many hours a day do you spend sitting?
, using computers, driving, watching TV - all that sitting adds up,
especially if you have poor posture. Did you know that lower back pain and
other musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions account for one third of missed work
chiropractors have developed an app for that. Straighten Up Canada is a
free, easy-to-perform posture program that you can use in just three minutes
a day. Itís the only free Canadian app specifically designed and
completely dedicated to improving posture and spinal health.
We are pleased to share the exciting
news that the Straighten Up Canada app is now available for download from
the Apple App Store or Google Play at www.straightenupcanada.ca.
Highlights of the Straighten Up Canada app include 12 individual
exercise videos that users can take on the go, a tracker feature that allows
users to track their progress and set personalized reminders, social media
sharing capabilities, the weekly CCA blog, and more. The Straighten Up app
is fully bilingual in French and English and offers video settings for adult
The Straighten Up Canada program can be practiced almost anywhere and is a
great warm up, cool down, stand-alone routine or ergonomic break.
Good posture will help you to:
and feel even better than you already do,
back aches and muscle pains,
wear and tear on your joints,
less energy for daily tasks, and
your spineís flexibility and resilience.
unique posture exercises
and youth exercise options
to follow Image stills and video content
your posture exercise progress with friends through social media
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