What is Postural evaluation?

What is Postural evaluation?
Postural evaluation is the evaluation of the posture on a subject or patient. It can be done visually or with the use of specific tests and measurements. For example, the doctor might use a vertical plumb line beside which the patient would be asked to stand. Therefore, any deviations from the normal alignment of the posture can be examined. 

Q: Is posture important?
A: Yes, it allows the structure of your spine to remain upright. 

Q: What happens when someone has bad posture for too long?
A: The structure of your spine can start to misaligned and degenerate. That can lead to discomfort and pain.

Q: Are posture braces helpful?
A: They can be if used correctly with an exercise routine. One must not rely on them alone to correct posture.