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.

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

Winter low back pain from snow removal can be prevented with correct snow shoveling technique. These tips give pointers on finding the right shovel, proper shoveling posture, and exercises to relieve muscle strain.

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