posture curve

Posture Curve helps back stiffness and restores a healthy, strong posture, providing controlled traction and a deep muscle massage

The Posture Curve was developed to loosen a stiff back and provide traction - one segment at a time. In just 3 minutes of use, the Posture Curve will traction all five segments of the lumbar spine in the low back. Before and after using bending measurements show the benefits of using the Posture Curve. The two knuckles straddle the back and fit along the muscles. Trigger points or sore areas in muscles associated with back strain are easily identified as the knuckles of the Posture Curve are moved from segment to segment providing a deep muscle therapy along with traction.

Works best through your clothing and the depth of muscle penetration is always at your control. On a pain or soreness scale of 1 to 10, try to stay around 5. If you find the massage knuckles too painful, simply cover with a towel and remove towel or layers as you progress to greater levels of pain relief and as back stiffness is released.

Reduce Back Stiffness & Pain with Posture Curve

Allows precise spinal areas to be stretched and traction can be done sitting or while lying on your back. The traction allows movement between each segment, alleviating pressure on the discs in the back. This helps to relieve nerve pressure from pinched nerves and herniated, protruded or buldging discs which can cause back and leg pain or sciatica. Using the Posture Curve is an active procedure which is recommended by professional health care providers.

Posture Curve also helps to restore the normal posture to the back which helps restore structure and strength to the entire spine. Posture affects and moderates every physiologic function from breathing to hormonal production. Back and neck pain, headaches, moods, blood pressure, pulse and even lung capacity are among the functions most easily influenced by posture. In fact, it has been shown that older men and women with poor posture have higher mortality rates!

At Posture Curve, we strive to improve not only back pain and stiffness, but to increase your overall health by helping to correct poor posture and the related health problems associated with it.

Posture Curve is safe and easy to use. It will not hurt the back because it straddles the spine and the massage knuckles work along muscles of the back and never touches the spine itself. Tight, stiff muscles sometime feel painful, however you always have complete control of the pressure. Use the Posture Curve twice daily for maintenance, to your preference or other times as directed by your healthcare provider.

Posture Curve study conducted by Brian M Hickey, PhD, Department of Health & Physical Education -Florida A&M University.

Study Objective:

Posture is defined as how the body is positioned while standing, sitting or lying down. The lower back region plays a key role in dictating one's posture from the muscles to the spine, where lumbar disc compressive forces can be increased as much as 275%.

The study objective was to determine if 3 minutes of segmental stretching would effect lower back stiffness and flexibility. Segmental stretching was performed by the Posture Curve because of its ease of operation and segmental specificity.

Study Design:

Twenty volunteer subjects between the ages of 20 and 35 years performed a sit and reach test immediately prior to - and following intervention of - a 3 minute segmental stretching routine directed to the lower back.

The procedure starts just below the beltline and last lumbar vertebra -- and continues upward to immediately above the first lumbar vertebra.

Each of the 6 stretches is located about 1" apart and requires approximately 30 seconds per segment.

Total stretching time - 3 minutes

Results of University Study

Results of Posture Curve Study

"Back stiffness reduced 26%"

Posture Curve restores the lumbar curve in the back
Sitting against the Posture Curve
rotates the pelvis forward, thereby
temporarily restoring the lumbar
curve in the lower back.

  • Dimensions:  11" x 11" Weight:  8 oz.
  • Manufactured from impregnated, 6/6 nylon and is virtually indestructible.
  • Segmentally distracts and loosens the spine, one segment at a time.
  • 3 minutes of time will distract all five segments of the lumbar spine.
  • Enjoy while sitting or lying flat on your back. (more aggressive when you're lying flat on your back).
  • Sleeves provided - always use the sleeves when the base is placed against leather, wood, plastic or similar products (equally effective with or without the sleeves).
  • Includes a Management Techniques - Back Stiffness brochure.

Can be used similar to support the back for short periods of time. Sitting against the Posture Curve for short intervals, when used consistently over a period of time, helps restores the normal back curve and improve overall posture. It can also be used in a vehicle or in airplane seats for short intervals. Lightweight and easy to travel with.

Place Posture Curve Behind Back Reach Back and Breathe for Posture Traction

1) Sit erect in a firm, straight-back chair and place the Posture Curve against the chair back with massage knuckles forward. Begin just below the beltline.

2) Gently lean back against the Posture Curve while both hands firmly grasp behind the chair. This posture is held for 5 slow, deep breaths.

*If muscles are tight and painful - simply shorten the stretch. Next - bend forward and slide Posture Curve upwards to the next segment (about 1 inch) and repeat the same procedure. Raise Posture Curve upward 1 inch after each segmenta stretch for a total of 6 stretches. Total stretching time = 3 minutes.

Toyin Augustus World Class Hurdler Demonstrating Posture Curve Increase Traction with Legs Straight

Using the Posture Curve in the seated posture, leverage is from the upper body. While on your back, leverage is gained from the legs which are used to monitor body weight and to control depth of muscle penetration. Begin with your knees bent and progress to legs extended straight out. This position produces traction of the back that can be controlled regarding pressure and location. This can help to relieve disc pressure or pinched nerves.

Deep Massage For Hip Muscles with Posture Curve Figure 4 Posture for Deeper Penetration

The Posture Curve can also be used to massage muscles that are often found to be stiff with back and leg pain and contribute to poor posture. Tight hip muscles can be massaged using one side of the Posture Curve to release these deep muscles. Roll the hip onto the single knuckle and hold for 10 seconds. Reposition the Posture Curve and repeat the process until all muscles have been worked. The figure 4 (crossed leg) posture allows deeper penetration than the bent knee posture.


Q. For best results, how often should I use the Posture Curve?

A. Twice daily - or, as directed by your healthcare provider.

Q. Will the Posture Curve hurt my spine?

A. It straddles the spine and anchors along back muscles - never touches the spine. Tight, stiff muscles sometime feel painful during the stretch - however, any degree of discomfort is always under your control.

Q. Can I use it in a vehicle?

A. Yes - for short intervals. The Posture Curve is only 11" x 11", so it fits all seats; including airlines. Also, it feels great and works well while lying on your back.

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