Definitions

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  • adj. Relating to posture.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to posture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining or relating to posture: as, the postural treatment of a fractured limb.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or involving posture

Etymologies

posture +‎ -al (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We knew it would be a great place to bring a new boutique fitness concept that offers fast, body shaping results and long-term postural benefits.

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  • Midodrine treats a condition known as postural orthostatic blood pressure when they stand because blood pools in their legs when vessels fail to constrict.

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  • For instance, some people who suffer from faints and dizzy spells when they stand up quickly, known as postural hypotension, could have poor brain blood flow linked to underlying inner ear problems, he said.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • Orthostatic hypotension - also called postural hypotension - is a form of low blood pressure that happens when you stand up from sitting or lying down.

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  • Parkinson's disease (PD, OMIM: #168600) is a uniquely human disease that is clinically characterised by cardinal motor symptoms such as postural instability, bradykinesia and resting tremor

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  • Other studies have shown increased bone density, postural control, and improved mobility and balance in older users.

    Jill S. Brown: Can Body Vibration Machines Help You Get Fit?

  • He attributes much of his airborne success to Kyle Wright, a clinical massage and bodywork therapist who helped Nichols overcome the postural challenges that made it difficult for him to arch his back as needed to fly.

    North Carolina man aims to skydive without use of his legs

  • Physical changes will start to occur throughout the rest of the body, as well, which will cause problems like postural changes and overuse of other parts like the uninjured leg. Once we become fearful of reengaging our bodies after it is in pain or has been injured, then this avoidance behavior gradually leads to changes that ultimately leave us much more disabled and sadly in even more pain.

    Peter Abaci, M.D.: Conquering Fear Improves Pain Control

  • P percussion and postural drainage (PP&D) - a clapping on the back and chest with a cuffed hand (percussion) to loosen secretions and mucus and promote drainage of secretions (postural drainage); helps prevent respiratory infections and pneumonia.

    Glossary of liver transplant terms

  • However, age, injuries, repetitive stress, poor postural habits and even emotional trauma can cause fascia to lose its flexibility and become tight and restricted.

    Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.: Staying Fit: Yoga, Rolfing and the Elusive Cinderella Tissues

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