The Effects of Lower Crossed Syndrome on Upper Body Posture during Sitting in Female Office Workers

SUMMARY Background. Office workers often have musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) such as back pain, neck pain, and shoulder pain. Muscular imbalance is a risk factor associated with MSDs. Lower crossed syndrome (LCS) is also referred to as muscle imbalance of the lower extremity and caused by tightness and weakness of muscles in the lumbopelvic area, which affects the normal movement … Continued