Adopting the correct sitting position and posture can help maintain a healthy back and spine.
Does your job require you to be seated for long periods of time or are you still working from home? Maybe you’ve been experiencing back or neck pain as a result.
While lower back pain is very common, most people will experience back pain at some point. However there is a misconception that back pain is normal or that is a natural part of the aging process which is truly not the case!
The vast majority of back pain conditions are reversible and fixable with the right treatment so that you can regain your mobility and improve your quality of life.
Adopting the correct sitting position is essential for maintaining good posture and a healthy back and spine and prevent lower back pain.
Most people can improve their sitting posture by following a few simple tips.
7 Tips To Improve Your Sitting Posture
When working at a computer for long periods, do the following to reduce strain on your back and neck.
1 – Keep the monitor at arm’s length and no more than 2 inches above the natural line of sight
2 – Personalize the workspace, for example adding footrests, wrist pads, or backrests
3 – Get a standing desk to alternate between sitting and standing using an ergonomic chair, a yoga ball, or a knee chair
4 – Try out different keyboard and mouse types
5 – Use a headset for long calls or dictating to reduce neck strain
6 – Position the keyboard and mouse close together to avoid reaching
7 – Stand and move around occasionally, especially when experiencing any muscle or joint pain
For anyone experiencing back pain and other posture-related problems; Sitting for long hours isn’t healthy for anyone. If you work in a sedentary role where you have to work long hours, these tips will help you.
What’s Next If Your Pain Persists?!
There’s Good News Physiotherapy Helps!
Whether your back pain is recent or has been there for a long time, you can find permanent relief and improve the quality of your life with physiotherapy. Imagine getting back to doing the things you love without limitations. You’ll reconnect with the person you were before lower back pain reduced your quality of life.
Most patients report 40-60% reduction in pain in as little as 3 sessions with their physiotherapist. Proving that physiotherapy can help to reduce and eliminate lower back pain and get you back to normal.
At the end of your physiotherapy treatment, you will also be equipped with the knowledge to prevent this pain from occurring again.
Stay Active Rehabilitation Is Here To Help
If you are currently struggling with lower back pain or have tried different forms of treatment with no results, we can help! Like we have helped thousands of lower back suffers overcome pain and regain their health.
We offer services specialised to everyone, including pelvic floor physiotherapy for women, massage therapy to help reduce stress.
We do virtual sessions and invite you to Book Now for a complimentary phone consultation with one of our physiotherapists specialized in fixing lower back pain.
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If you would like some more useful tips on fixing lower back pain simply click this link: How To Heal Your Back Pain Quickly.
We look forward helping you in your journey back to health.