When there is a problem in an upper or lower limb, going back to their embryological origins can be helpful to recalibrate the length and cellular organization of the limb.
The heart and lungs are a ball and socket joint. The heart can rotate inside the lungs and the lungs can rotate around the heart.
Initiating movement from the lungs can increase range of motion in your shoulders and spine, which is different from initiating movement in your muscles.
When we bend forward, many of us are actually shifting our pelvis and center of weight backward, and bend backward by shifting our pelvis and center of weight forward.
The heart is usually approached as a separate organ that pumps blood through the rest of the circulatory system. In my experience, looking at the heart as a pump puts stress on the heart.
Many of us are holding in our pelvic diaphragm due to being instructed to pull up and tighten our core and/or to tuck our tail.
We don’t often think of our endocrine glands as offering us support in our alignment and movement. We are usually instructed to make adjustments through our skeletomuscular system.