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

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NOTE FROM TED: This talk, which was filmed at a TEDx event, contains several assertions about posture that are not supported by peer-reviewed studies in medicine. While some viewers might find advice provided in this talk to be helpful as a complementary approach, please do not look to this talk for medical advice. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here:

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
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  1. bubsonline

    Why can’t we correct posture consciously?

  2. Bad JuJu

    I was extremely skeptical, but after trying it really seems to help. It may all be in my head maybe, but its helping regardless. I'm very surprised.

  3. Ayoma Boange

    I am having awful back pain at the moment while watching this. Hope the eye exercises helps. Thanks for the video.

  4. BJ

    Thank you for this video! 👍😊💯💯💯

  5. Viva Ronaldo

    I completely disagree. You can improve posture with your conscious mind. Over time my posture has improved.

  6. Maria Sara Cammarata

    Greaaat !!! Thank you

  7. Dorendra Allams

    Awesome share. Posture is soo imp. Thanks

  8. Manoj DM

    If that’s the case – what about children who are born with visual impairments (blind)?

  9. Deepa RM

    There could be an elaboratedemo of how to do it

  10. Shiau Huei Lim

    Wow,this is amazing. Thank you

  11. Noah Canchola

    And the treatment for this is the Square 1 System. Google it. It's more effective than what you've seen here

  12. Des

    Not going to lie, I was a huuuuuuuuuge skeptic. Like the audience member asked to come up.. My thoughts: all staged. Tried this right after the video, and I swear I could feel myself just align. It was crazy… but it was only for like 5 minutes after the exercise which I did for much longer than 30 seconds. I'm going to continue to do this and see whether or not great posture is possible with continued eye exercise.

  13. ConnorDZG

    This is complete pseudoscience… imagine claiming that 90 PERCENT of the world's population has postural imbalances and then claiming that it's NOT normal??? Does this lady know what normal means? Your facial structure is also assymetrical, that doesn't mean that it causes pain. Studies consitently fail to find significant correlations between resting posture and pain (occupational postural stressors are a different story). Plenty of people live pain-free with what would clinically be described as scoliosis, hyperkyphosis, and hyperlordosis. Plenty of elite marathon runners have flat feet and heavy knee valgus. And the demonstration she gave? She literally told her that her that she was shrugging her shoulder. Through the power of suggestion, she managed to get her to stop shrugging it as much. This means nothing. The resulting small pain reduction? A simple placebo effect.

  14. Mili Ca

    Annette Verpillot you are great!!! God bless!!!

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