It’s your poor sitting posture that is to blame for your pains. Luckily, sometimes all that is needed to get rid of pains and aches, is a few simple posture corrections that you can apply instantly. Here are my three tips:
Tip 1: Gently Arch Your Low Back
Sitting for hours on end fatigues your core muscles, and you may end up sitting in a slumped position that robs your lumbar spine of it’s natural arch (I’m sure you know what I’m talking about). Slumping causes lower-back pains and can lead to bulging and herniated disks.
A simple way to correct the alignment of your lumbar spine is to position the base of your chair so that it slopes gently downward. This elevates your hips above your knees and helps recreate the natural arch in your lower back.
The downward slope can be achieved either by using [Read more…]