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Everything You Know About ‘Good Posture’ Is Wrong

Could the way you’re aiming to hold your body be making pain worse?

Illustration: Cha Pornea

Head up, shoulders back, pain solved. That’s how it’s supposed to go. But what if everything you’ve been told about “good posture” is wrong, and in fact, is only making your pain worse?

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Amelia Harnish

Amelia Harnish

Health and culture writer based in Ridgewood, Queens. Slow runner. ameliaharnish.com