Posture: the Key to Good Health | Annette Verpillot | TEDxMontrealWomen

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When considering chronic pain, posture is often overlooked. What if understanding posture and the connections of the body could be the key to prevention?
Annette Verpillot is the founder of Posturepro, a health company specializing in body neuromechanics and Posturology. She is a Canadian entrepreneur, therapist, public speaker and internationally esteemed Posturologist. Annette has developed some of the world’s most advanced rehabilitation and injury prevention training protocols, while also creating an international Posturology training program. Her unique postural evaluation system has gained great distinction and is recognized throughout the world for addressing chronic pain, increasing strength, and increasing sports proficiency. Today, she is regarded as one of the most experienced Posturologists in North America and has had numerous opportunities to present and teach Posturology to professionals in various fields (medicine, chiropractics, dentistry, naturopathy, sports therapy and ophthalmology). Annette has presented her methods and Posturology on Breakfast Television, ICI Television, Collectively Beautiful, and has provided teachings to significantly large international organizations as well as renowned strength coaches, elite athletes and team coaches from professional and college-level leagues. She also hosts various podcasts and holds a semi-regular spot on a local radio station. She continues to recognize and address the various factors associated with global health issues and pursues to amaze professionals who have an open mind that wish to truly and lastingly help their clients and patients. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx