The vast majority of people, up to 80%, will experience back pain at some point in their lives. Following a few simple pieces of advice can help prevent that pain and avoid the risk of serious injury. Sitting and standing with the correct posture can prevent a lot of pain, and making sure to use the correct techniques when lifting heavy objects can keep people from sustaining an injury. Not craning one’s neck to look down at laptops or mobile phones can also save them a lot of pain.
- Eighty percent of people suffer from back pain throughout their lives, so it is important to know how to prevent it in order to keep it in good condition.
- Standing, lifting, sitting, and using technology are all things that can contribute to back pain. Knowing how to do these things the right way is very important for the back.
- It is a wise idea to consult with a chiropractor if one continuously has back pain, especially if they follow all of these steps.
“National Chiropractic Health Month, sponsored by the American Chiropractic Association, is observed nationwide every October. This year’s theme is “Back to Basics,” which focuses on the importance of overall health and injury prevention for maintaining a healthy spine.”