Good Posture Helps Reduce Back Pain

by. Dr. Rita Vivera Pane, Sp. KFR
29 November 2022
Good Posture Helps Reduce Back Pain

Maintaining proper posture is a simple but very important way to keep the many complex structures in the back and spine healthy. It's more than just cosmetic - good posture and back support are essential to reducing the incidence and rate of back pain and neck pain. Back support is especially important for patients who spend long hours sitting in an office chair or standing all day.

Problems Caused by Poor Back Support and Posture

Not maintaining good posture and adequate back support can put additional strain on the muscles and put stress on the spine. Over time, stress from poor posture can change the anatomical features of the spine, leading to possible narrowing of blood vessels and nerves, as well as problems with muscles, discs and joints. All of these can be major causes of back and neck pain, as well as headaches, fatigue, and possibly even problems with major organs and breathing.

Embarrassing Good Posture

Basically, having proper posture means keeping each part of the body in line with the parts around it. Proper posture keeps all parts balanced and supported. With proper posture (while standing) it should be possible to draw a straight line from the earlobes, over the shoulders, hips, knees, and to the middle of the ankles.

Because people move in several positions throughout the day (sitting, standing, extending, extending, and reclining), it's important to learn how to achieve and maintain proper posture in each position for good back support, which will reduce back pain.

Ergonomic Office Chair for Back Support

Office work often results in poor posture and lower back strain. Many people work sitting in office chairs that don't sit properly on their bodies and don't provide enough lower back support. One strategy is to choose an ergonomic office chair that often provides better support than a regular chair and may be more comfortable for the patient.

Take a Break from Sitting on an Office Chair

Plus, the spine is built for movement, and when sitting in any type of office chair (even an ergonomic office chair) for long periods of time, it's best to get up, recharge your body, and move around regularly throughout the day to recharge. stiff muscles.

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