This video is meant to expand your general knowledge about living a healthy life and is NOT a substitute for seeking medical advice. Please consult with your doctor before making changes in your health practices, diet and self-care.

In this video, physical therapist Dr. Tom Walters and chiropractor Dr. David Song debunk 11 myths about posture and back pain.

Their revelations include: slouching in and of itself isn’t actually bad for you, sleeping on a hard mattress isn’t great for everyone, massages don’t truly remove knots and perfect posture doesn’t exist.

View the original video here.

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