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Mistakes you make in your daily life affect your back and cause spinal pain

Written by Amal Allam

Sunday, May 14, 2023 at 07:00 AM

Orthopedic and spine experts reveal that sitting forward, leaning over the steering wheel, and staying in one position for long periods of time can actually affect spinal health, which means protecting your spine while driving. Make sure your thighs are back on the seat, your eyes are above the steering wheel, your knees are slightly lower than your hips, your seat is slightly back and not completely straight at a 90-degree angle, and take regular breaks. It also helps take the pressure off your back.

According to the British newspaper “Daily Mail”, office jobs can make it difficult to maintain a good posture, “When we are tired from working in our offices, our bodies sag in our chairs and our shoulders hunch over the keyboard” and this affects the health of your neck and neck.Your spineAim to sit with your ears, shoulders and hips in a straight line with your shoulders relaxed, and taking regular breaks from your desk is key to maintaining a healthy back..

Sleeping on the sofa..

After a busy day, many people fall asleep on the sofa while watching TV, but this can leave your back and spine in an unnatural position. While this may put you at ease the first time, it’s common to wake up with a “. Cramp in your neck’ is a sleeping position due to weakness“.

And the paper said the best way to sleep is to sleep on your side to ensure good spinal alignment, a flat pillow can help with that, try placing a pillow between your legs (if you sleep on your side) or under your knees. (if you sleep on your back) .

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