Back Pain due to Poor Posture As a follow up on the last blog I posted on ‘back pain, posture and muscle imbalance‘, I wanted to talk about what can we do about our posture to prevent back and neck pain. 4 Steps to Prevent Back and Neck Pain 1. Core Strength exercises & strengthening […]
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Back Pain Causes and Postural Problems Postural problems are usually the result of incorrect alignment or prolonged positions, which can then lead to muscle imbalances. When you are seated for a large percentage of time certain muscles will become shortened in length. When a muscle is shorter than the optimal length, it not only affects […]
How Important is a Mattress to your back? A lot of people always ask me about posture at work in the prevention of back pain, but what a lot of people do not think about is their mattress. It is important to make sure that you have a good mattress that will provide you with […]
How to Lift Safely to Avoid Back Pain Lifting is a common cause of injury-related back pain. It is almost impossible to avoid lifting and carrying in everyday life, but proper lifting technique will help to reduce your risk of injury. When you’re lifting heavy objects bear in mind the following tips: 1. Tuck in […]
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