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.

Protecting the spine by doing regular posture checks, using extra back support and neck pillows, and staying active throughout the day can help prevent neck or back pain while traveling.

There are a lot of habits patients have that can promote back pain; learn what those habits are and how to correct them.

For many people who work in an office setting, sitting in an office chair without adequate back support can create a great deal of stress on the lower back.
Learn the top six guidelines for setting up an office chair to reduce back pain. Sitting in an office chair for prolonged periods of time can definitely cause low back pain or worsen an existing back or neck problem.

Lifting and handling heavy luggage is a common source of back pain. Be sure to pack light, lift luggage in stages, and use protective lifting techniques to avoid flare-ups of back pain while traveling.

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