Think about how many hours of your life have been spent sitting in chairs. The number is surely staggering. Millions of people are sitting in badly designed chairs or in a position that can cause chronic back pain and undue suffering. Ergonomics is about designing for our physiology. Whether you are buying an ergonomic chair to support your back or taking steps to improve your posture, knowing proper techniques and proper chair design will help you improve your back's health.
Parents of children who walk to from and around school carrying heavily loaded backpacks can follow a few guidelines to help prevent their children from experiencing back pain.
There is emerging clinical research evidence supporting the use of orthotics for general low back pain.
Guidelines and helpful tips for prevention of back pain and neck pain at the workplace using ergonomic concepts.
The following five points highlight important ways to improve posture in the workplace, helping to reduce back and neck pain and stiffness.
Learn more about how foot orthotics, or shoe inserts, may be able to help alleviate chronic low back pain.