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Can military posture cause upper back pain?

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Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
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In brief: Military posture

Hello. The stiff, knees locked, erect, shoulders pulled back posture may be an irritant to the thoracic spine when standing like this for extensive prolonged periods of time.
Can't be avoided though. Soldiers won't ever be allowed to stand in a more "neutral" positions.

In brief: Military posture

Hello. The stiff, knees locked, erect, shoulders pulled back posture may be an irritant to the thoracic spine when standing like this for extensive prolonged periods of time.
Can't be avoided though. Soldiers won't ever be allowed to stand in a more "neutral" positions.
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