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.

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

This article provides information on proper posture and common misconceptions when it comes to using and sitting in an office chair.
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.
The back of the office chair provides important postural support, so it should be adjusted to fit the individual user.
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.

Proper sitting posture, standing posture, walking posture, driving posture, and lifting/carrying posture all help to have a straight spine throughout the day.

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