6 ways to avoid back and neck pain while flying

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When it comes to traveling and flying on an airplane, this is something that a good majority of people love and enjoy to do. However sometimes suffering from neck and back pain can be something difficult to avoid. This particular article gives you tips on six ways that you can avoid neck and back pain while traveling and flying.

Key Takeaways:

  • Seats with extra leg room are subject to availability and may require you to pay a premium, but it’s definitely worth looking into.
  • Keep your knees and hips level with your feet flat on the floor.
  • Getting up and having a bit of a move around, as often as is possible and safe to do so, will help prevent muscles and joints from stiffening up.

“Holding a fixed position for an extended period of time – such as being sat on a cramped aeroplane for hours – can be a common trigger for aches and pains, even for those who don’t have a history of back problems.”