postural

adjective
pos·​tur·​al | \ˈpäs-chə-rəl \

Definition of postural 

: of, relating to, or involving posture also : orthostatic

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Moriah has postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome – a chronic condition that causes an irregular heartbeat, circulatory problems, and in some cases, including hers, chronic fatigue and pain. Philly.com, "Philadelphia weddings: Moriah Benjoseph and Ben Nassau," 13 July 2018 For patients, Tai Chi has shown a reduction in falls and depression along with improving postural stability. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Ft. Lauderdale and Oakland Park area events, June 27-July 7," 25 June 2018 And for proof of the core and postural strength horseback riding provides, look no further than the supermodel and equestrian champ Bella Hadid. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "From Trampoline Classes to Jump Roping, 6 Throwback Workouts That Don’t Feel Like Exercise," 20 June 2018 For patients, Tai Chi has shown a reduction in falls and depression along with improving postural stability. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Fort Lauderdale and Oakland Park area events, June 13-23," 11 June 2018 For patients, Tai Chi has shown a reduction in falls and depression along with improving postural stability. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Fort Lauderdale and Oakland Park area events, May 9-19," 8 May 2018 But Hannah suffers from postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS), a chronic disorder of the involuntary nervous system, which regulates things like blood pressure and heart rate. Veronica Webb, The Root, "It’s OK Not to Be OK: 2 Black Teens Use Tech to Prevent Suicide," 10 May 2018 For patients, Tai Chi has shown a reduction in falls and depression along with improving postural stability. Sun-Sentinel.com, "Fort Lauderdale and Oakland Park area events, May 9-19," 8 May 2018 Ask for a free postural hypotension blood pressure screening and a Tinetti balance assessment provided by Day Kimball Healthcare at Home. Courant Community, "Community News For The Stafford Edition," 1 May 2018

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1857, in the meaning defined above

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postural

adjective
pos·​tur·​al | \ˈpäs-chə-rəl \

Medical Definition of postural 

: of, relating to, or involving posture postural tension postural exercises postural muscles also : orthostatic postural hypotension

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