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C-Posture Curve - TPI

C Posture

C-Posture is used to describe a posture that occurs when your shoulders are slumped forward at address and you have a definitive roundedness to your thoracic spine.

Physical Parameters Causing C Posture and How to Diagnose Them:

The C-posture is described as an excessive roundness in your upper back and can be caused by the following:

  • Limited thoracic spine extension.

  • Upper Crossed Syndrome - muscle imbalances including tight pecs, lats, upper traps, and levator scap and weakness in the mid-scapular muscles, serratus anterior, lower traps, and deep neck flexors.

  • Scapular instability.

  • Instability in the core muscles causing poor posture and the slouched forward position at address.

  • Lack of proper instruction - not understanding the correct setup and posture.

  • Lack of pelvic tilt causing the upper body to bend to address the ball.

  • Clubs that are too short.

  • Grip that is too much in the fingers of both hands


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