WHAT DO YOU SIT ON?

by dr.g

CHOOSING THE RIGHT OFFICE CHAIR MIGHT BE ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS YOU DO!

Other than bending forward and lifting, sitting places the most amount of pressure on the discs of the lower back. Even the best chair cannot totally eliminate the stress of a long period of time sitting in one place. It is important to change positions often, and some even find sitting on an exercise ball for part of the day helps to engage the lower back and core muscles as well as decrease lower back discomfort.

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Putting yourself in a good chair helps to align the joints of your spine, improve posture and take stress off of lower back, neck and shoulder muscles. In addition, a properly set up work station can help to prevent many sitting related problems.

For more information on choosing a chair check out this article.

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