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Visit our website: Back Pain Tips, Stretches to Relieve Aches and Sore Muscles by Catz Austin Physical Therapy In this free video, physical therapist, Christie Powell, give you simple stretches to relieve back pain, aches in the neck, shoulders and even lower back. Poor posture can cause a myriad of different ailments, discomfort and even sciatica or carpal tunnel symptoms. Poor posture and a slouched, slumped back can contribute to a wealth of physical dysfunction and pain in the back, hips, butt, thighs, legs, arms, shoulders, neck, hands, and well... you get the idea. In this video, Christie Powell, head of physical therapy at Catz Austin, explains how poor posture can cause low back pain and other issues like carpal tunnel and sciatica. Often when we are sitting at the computer, watching TV or movies, playing video games, and driving, we slump into poor posture and a curved spine. This exerts pressure throughout the entire body and over time will severely weaken the shoulders and back so that sitting correctly becomes uncomfortable. The only way to improve posture is to begin changing your habits and to try and get in the habit of reminding yourself to sit up straight. A posture-buddy at work is a great idea so you can keep reminding each other, or you can set a timer or alarm on your desk. Christie received her Masters from Texas State University and is currently pursuing her PhD in Kinesiology Science at the University of Texas. She is dedicated ...