What Toddlers Can Teach Us About Proper Movement

I spent the holidays in Myrtle Beach with friends and family. While others were enjoying eggnog and setting #resolutionfails I was watching human movement patterns.

I was impressed with the squats position of the toddlers. See an example below of my daughter:


Check out the spine sparing hip hinge. Something we should all aspire to.

This is a far cry from how most adults bend forward to touch the floor. See below picture of me:


Yikes. That looks like disc compression waiting to happen. Make a resolution to move the right way – like a toddler. If you have questions about restoring proper movement patterns to avoid repetitive injury contact Ward Chiropractic and Rehabilitation at 703.672.1661.