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By February 22, 2018Preventive Care

The significance and benefits Egoscue Treatment

People who suffer from chronic pains experience longer duration of pain and severity of pain is quite stressful and discomforting. Chronic pains can be a result of either due to an injury or disease that affects the musculoskeletal system of the human body. Chronic pains tend to weaken the function of bones, muscles, ligaments and tissues and make it difficult for a person to either stand, sit and move his body effectively. People and patients apart from the medications and surgeries are in search for less stressful methods to relieve their pain. Chiropractic, acupuncture, biofeedback and therapy exercises are part of the alternate and complementary medicine which can benefit people in many ways.

What is Egoscue Treatment?

When people suffer from chronic pain they feel they have this constant pain that is hard to go away, they try different medication, medical treatment and therapies which only mask the pain and cure the symptoms but some pain lingers on. Egoscue treatment is an alternate method for people who are either allergic to certain medicines or do not want to consume antibiotic medicine. The name Egoscue comes from the person who developed this technique, Pete Egoscue was the person who established postural therapy in the 1970’s. Egoscue is a treatment that corrects and improves the posture of the person which is the focal point of many musculoskeletal problems.

How does Egoscue Treatment work?

Studies have shown that pain in the body happens when the body is out of proportion and not properly balanced. There could be a lot reasons why this imbalance occurs, some of the reasons are

  • Either sitting for long hours in front of your working desk
  • Due to an old injury which resulted in fracture or dislocation of bone
  • Injuries sustained while playing sports or due to exercise
  • Driving the car continuously without taking breaks

All of the above reasons can cause misalignment of the body and can cause widespread pain within the body and hinder proper sleep. The Egoscue treatment is name given to series of exercising pattern that can improve the alignment of the body and improve the posture. The Egoscue treatment is given by a specialist trainer who works with clients making them understand the need for identifying the source of the pain and then enabling the control of their physical actions. The trainer examines the body of the person with help of a software which pinpoints the source of pain. The trainer then guides the person to perform gentle stretches and exercising activities. When a person repeatedly perform these exercises, his posture will be corrected.

The use and benefits of Egoscue treatment:

Egoscue treatment can be used to treat lower back pain, knee pain, hip pain, migraines, and pain in the shoulders, jaw, elbow and wrist. The benefits of The Egoscue treatment include

  • An improved posture and balance of the body
  • Reduction in pain and stress
  • An effective alternative to pain medication and surgical operation
  • Benefits the movement and function of bones and muscles of people of all ages.

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