Q: Headrests are hurting my posture

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The way the headrests are designed on my car, it pushes my head and both shoulders forward. It's pretty bad, and makes me have poor posture. The headrests are tilted forward, and I can't straighten them. Can this be fixed?

Unfortunately, since this is the way the car was designed it can not be changed. The only thing that could be done would be to either replace the headrests with aftermarket headrests, take the headrests out and install them backwards, or just remove the headrests all together.

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