To understand how a swayback looks like, try to google a picture of a horse. You will notice that the back of the horse near the pelvis or the lumbar area was like in a slight inward curve. In fact, that curve is also normal in humans because our spine is normally curved a little at the lumbar area of our back. This natural curve allows us to move freely and twist from left and right. Aside from the lower back, the thoracic area and the neck also has slight normal curve of the spine.
In the case of a swayback posture problem or hyperlordosis, the curve in the lumbar part is exaggerated or overly-swayed. To detect if you have this, all you need to do is to stand with your back against the wall and try putting your hands at your lower back area above your buttocks. Once you felt that there is so much room for your hands to occupy, you have a swayback posture problem.
Having swayback or lordosis can be painful and patients are often given pain relievers in the form of anti-inflammatory medicine. After that, real treatment should be given to the patient by a chiropractor.
First, we have to understand the common cause of swayback. According to chiropractors, the cause of hyperlordosis is having tight low back muscles which deviates the correct alignment of the body. This is because the muscles are pulled in one direction due to incorrect posture. So in this case, what chiropractors do to correct it is to loosen the muscles that are tight and the weak muscles are to be strengthened. With this process, the swayback lumbar area may soon attain remedy.
Popular Moves by a Rockstar and Popstar – Treatment to Swayback!
One of the best treatments that you can do at home if you have a swayback is by moving your pelvis the forward and backward alternately. Yes, this is like the motion that a man does when having sexual intercourse. It is called the pelvis thrust but you can do it while you are standing. Even stars like Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson does it in their music videos.
This can be done inside of your home if you do not want to be embarrassed doing it on public. Well, unless you are performing in gala night impersonating Elvis Presley or doing some dance routines just like Michael Jackson then you can go thrusting your pelvis while working it out to correct your swayback!
Pelvis Posture Exercises – You Have to Move It, Move It!
Swayback occurs when you stand and you keep yourself in a position where your pelvis is stuck forward. With lack of movement of your hips, you may develop the same posture problem. This happens because the lower back muscles of your body tighten without moving in a long period of time.
To eliminate this posture problem, you have to strengthen the muscles in your lumbar area that are weak. A chiropractor can help you identify those muscles that you can start working out. But if you can’t find chiropractor help at the moment, you can do simple posture exercises that are applicable for your lumbar area or for the correction or lordosis.
An excellent guide to start with is the Grow Taller 4 idiots e-book which will tell you the advised exercise routines that can improve any posture problems.