Osteopath Brendon Talbot shares his best tips and exercises to fix bad posture or upper back pain

Bad posture for sitting at a desk all day? The osteopath shares the most effective exercises to cure back pain and reveals why you should never sit cross-legged.

  • An osteopath has shared five moves and his tips for improving your posture
  • Doctor Brendon Talbot from Canada specializes in bone and muscle tissue
  • She demonstrated five exercises to do to help fix bad posture in a viral TikTok clip
  • He gave his tips for maintaining healthy posture, including never crossing your legs
  • As well as changing your seat position and taking short walks regularly
  • Brendon also recommended an exercise to relieve a stiff or painful upper back

From taking frequent short walks to never crossing your legs, an osteopath has revealed five simple exercises and tips to improve your posture.

Brendon Talbot, a Canadian doctor who specializes in bone and muscle tissue, posted a video that demonstrates five moves you can do at home and things to keep in mind on a daily basis to keep your posture straight.

He also recommended an exercise to help relieve stiff and painful upper backs for people who work at a desk all day.

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Brendon Talbot (pictured), a Canadian doctor who specializes in bone and muscle tissue, shared five moves you can do at home to help keep your posture straight.

Brendon showed his 1.7 million followers how to perform five moves that people can do regularly to improve posture starting with lying face down on the floor.

Place your arms out to your sides at a 90-degree angle, then pull them over your head and back.

During the first movement, he lies down on the floor, places his arms out to the sides at a 90-degree angle, and then pulls them over his head and back.

Brendon showed his 1.7 million followers how to perform five moves that people can do regularly to improve posture starting with lying face down on the floor.

Place your arms out to your sides at a 90-degree angle, then pull them over your head and back.

The second move, Brendon lies on his stomach and stretches his arms out to the side with palms down and moves them up toward the ceiling.

The second move, Brendon lies on his stomach and stretches his arms out to the side with palms down and moves them up toward the ceiling.

A third move, on the other hand, has Brendon face his palms up and raise his arms toward the ceiling

The second move, Brendon lies on his stomach and stretches his arms out to the side with palms down and moves them up toward the ceiling.

Brendon's fourth exercise is similar to the upward yoga pose and for his final movement, he moves from the fetal position to his hands and knees.

The health expert repeats each movement several times, but warns people not to continue if it causes pain or discomfort

Brendon’s fourth exercise is similar to the upward yoga pose and for his final movement, he moves from the fetal position to his hands and knees.

A third move, on the other hand, has Brendon face his palms up and raise his arms toward the ceiling.

Brendon’s fourth exercise is similar to yoga’s Upward Dog Pose and for his final movement, he moves from the fetal position to his hands and knees.

The health expert repeats each movement several times, but warns people not to continue if it causes pain or discomfort.

He listed some tips and tricks people can do throughout the day to keep their posture under control, including not crossing their legs when sitting.

10 ways to improve your posture

1. Mind your posture

2. Stay active

3. Change your sitting position frequently

4. Move in ways you don’t normally

5. Maintain a healthy weight

6. Relax your shoulders

7. Breathe deeply

8. Break the day with short walks

9. Limit the use of high heels

10. Don’t cross your legs

Source: btosteopathy/TikTok

Brendon also suggested changing your sitting position regularly, taking short walks to break up the workday, and not wearing high heels as often.

The osteopath also recommended mobility exercises for office workers, which he says can help relieve a stiff or painful back.

The move is perfect for those who work at a desk, have rounded shoulders, poor posture or feel tight.

Brendon said it helps with spine mobility, shoulders and hips, and a tight back and chest.

The two clips have accumulated a total of 149,000 times and dozens of fans of the Canadian in the comments were impressed with the helpful tips.

“They’re harder than they look, but I know they’ll help. Thanks!!’ said a woman.

‘I had never seen it! Will save and try thanks for sharing replied another.

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