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Straighten up America

Straighten up America is a quick easy program you and your family can do in just a few minutes a day, which will enhance your health and make you look and feel better. The Straighten Up America program is designed to:

  • Improve posture and function.
  • Stabilize core muscles.
  • Enhance spinal and neurological health and
  • Prevent spinal subluxations.

This program was created by a coalition of Chiropractic colleges and organizations and was endorsed by then US Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tommy Thompson.

If you don’t already have a copy of the exercises, you can download them by clicking on the button below or ask for a copy the next time you are in for a visit.

In the first video, Dr. Kim walks you through each exercise, giving tips and pointers on performing them correctly. The second video is a run through of the exercise with no breaks.

Remember to follow the basic rules:

1) Think positively. Enjoy the moment. This is serious fun.
2) Straighten up. Stand tall with a confident “inner winner” posture.
3) Breathe calmly, deeply and slowly from your stomach region.
4) Move smoothly. Do not jerk or bounce.

Getting Started:

  1. “Straighten Up America” is intended to be incorporated in a healthy lifestyle of prudent active living. Consistent healthy choices and healthful habits form the bedrock of a healthy life. Our hope is that you make “Straighten Up” a daily part of a vibrant empowering lifestyle for the whole family.
  2. This version of “Straighten Up” is designed for healthy children and adults to practice daily, like brushing your teeth.
  3. Consult with your doctor of chiropractic or other health care provider before practicing this module, especially if you have spinal disabilities or other disorders which limit movement.
  4. Should any movement cause pain or discomfort stop and consult your Chiropractor or health professional before continuing

Review and Description of Straighten UP America Exercises

Straighten UP America
Run Through

Straighten Up America
Healthy Senior Version

Click Here to Download a Copy of the Exercises

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