Imagine a future where back pain is no longer a big part of your life. Imagine being able to enjoy all the things you like doing without having to battle with those constant aches and twinges. While it is impossible to completely eliminate your risk of back pain, our team at our Hounslow Chiropractic Clinic has put together some great tips to keep your spine as healthy as possible…
1: Always bend at your knees and hips, not your back.
2. Avoid twisting and bending at the same time.
3. Carry heavy items as close to your body as possible.
4. Carry items in a two shoulder a rucksack instead of a one-shoulder bag.
5: Focus on maintaining good posture.
6. If you smoke, quit!
7. Lose any excess weight to limit the amount of pressure on your spine.
8. Change your mattress no less than every 7 years.
These highly effective tips are easy ways to reduce your risk of back pain in 2018. Start putting them into practice today!