At MaxLiving, we recommend using head weights in chiropractic as a way to correct forward head posture. These weighting systems act as a neck posture corrector to remove any kinks and align your spine and neck. Don't live in discomfort — try head weights for your neck and notice the difference.

Head Weighting System

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Strengthen your neck, correct your posture, and reinforce the effectiveness of your adjustments with MaxLiving’s head weighting system.

  • 3 lbs of weight included (six .5 lb steel weight bars)
  • Bar size: 1 1/4" X 4 1/4" each.
How to Use Head Weighting System
Head Weighting Assembly Instructions:
  1. The small straps will go on the front of the head
  2. Put the right-to-left strap through the plastic loop and close.
  3. Open the front-back strap and close it on top of the right-to-left strap. The straps should make a "T" shape.
  4. Place weight pouch on the velcro front of the harness and press to conform around the head.
  5. Tighten the strap around the head.
  6. The wide strap around the head is the one that really keeps its place; the straps on the top are to prevent it from falling down your face should the one around the head be too loose.
Use Instructions:
  1. Place the harness on your forehead with the cloth side against your skin. Draw the elastic strap tightly around your head and secure the hook and loop closure.
  2. Wear the harness for just three to five minutes, while walking up and down a walkway or on a treadmill, for the first exercise session.

If no reaction (lasting soreness or pain or headache) is experienced, the weight and the speed of walking can be gradually increased. Add weight from the center pouches outward and as evenly from side to side as possible, unless instructed otherwise by your doctor. You are encouraged to walk while performing this rehabilitative treatment. For maximum results, your MaxLiving Doctor may recommend using this item along with other items in the Homecare Kit.

Discover the Health Benefits of Head Weighting System

Frontal head weighting activates the body’s righting reflexes, causing the body to re-position forward under the weighted head. Front-lateral head weighting causes the body to also be laterally corrected in conjunction with forward correction. Walking helps to increase the traction effect on tight contracted soft tissues and strengthens weak postural muscles while re-educating your nervous system to your new improved posture.

  • Activates body’s righting reflexes
  • Strengthens neck muscles
  • Improves posture
  • Reinforces effectiveness of chiropractic adjustments

NOTE: Always consult your MaxLiving Doctor’s recommendation on the use of spinal correction items. If at any time you experience unusual pain or discomfort, please stop all exercises and contact your doctor immediately. 

MAINTENANCE PER MANUFACTURER: It is advised to maintain the items and replaced as needed - especially if they are under constant use. If wear is noticed, replace immediately. If used in a clinic setting, replace often to maintain the unit's strength.