Stay Safe in the Kitchen This Christmas

Everyone loves a Christmas lunch, but no one loves back pain! Standing in the kitchen for hours on end can wreck havoc on your spine. That’s why our team at our Family Chiropractic clinic in Hounslow have some great tips for you to stay pain free as you rustle up your roast this year!

 1: Plan in Advance

Instead of trying to be a hero and doing everything at once, prepare some of your dishes in advance. This will reduce the amount of time you need to spend standing in the kitchen and lessen your risk of picking up a back injury.

 2: Walk Around

Standing or sitting in one position for too long is one of the worst things you can do for your back. So make sure you keep switching positions and moving around!

 3: Use your Worktop

To ease pressure on your spine when in the kitchen, lean on your worktop for 10-15 seconds at a time.

We hope these tips help!

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