Jetting Off This Summer? Don’t Let Back Pain Spoil Your Fun

If your travel plans this summer involve flying then our chiropractors at Hounslow Chiropractic Clinic have some timely back care advice for you.

Plan ahead

Using the light weight luggage will help your back. Preferably choose a case that have wheels that allow you to push rather than pull the case.

If you don’t think your luggage is going to stand out on the carousel then tie some coloured ribbon or string on the handles or coloured straps around the body.

At the airport

It’s tempting to use a trolley to move your luggage, however, if your case has wheels then our advice is to leave the trolley toone side. So often a trolley will have wonky wheels which means you have to put a lot of pressure on your back to keep it going where you want it to!

When you get off your flight, get moving as soon as possible by walking and not using travelators.

On the flight

Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water or juices. Avoid alcohol as it will dehydrate you.

Have a back safe and fun time from our chiropractors at Hounslow Family Chiropractic Clinic.

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