Subj: Article – Creating Body Awareness to Slow Down the Aging Process

Hello Dr. Tucker,

I just wanted to congratulate you on the great article that you wrote on Dynamic Chiropractic.  The information that you provided was very helpful and educational.  I really like the techniques that you use to assess your patients.  I only wish that other chiropractors followed your example.  I have seen 3 chiropractors and not one of them has pointed out, discussed or assessed my bad posture.

I have been a chiropractic patient for aprox. 2 years.  I’m 38 years old and relatively healthy.  I’ve never broken or fractured any bones.  A few years ago I had a brachial plexus injury.  I experienced some muscle atrophy (right side – chest, back, tricep) as a result of the injury.  Most recently, I had misaligned sacrum and it was corrected.  I have had my hip adjusted (right tilt), too.  I started getting treated because I was experiencing nagging injuries from running and also to address some of the residual brachial plexus injuries.  I generally run 15 miles a week.  Recently, I have discovered (on my own) that my injuries are most likely arising from bad posture and leaning to one side.  I generally lean my neck to the right side, sometimes forward and at times my back leans to one side.  Now that I’m aware of my bad posture I would like to correct it.  I’m wondering if you can provide some tips or exercises.

Thank you for the great article.

Best Regards,

Milton C.

Dr. Tucker serves the communities of Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Marina del Ray, Encino, Brentwood and Los Angeles.

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