With all of the sitting we’ve been doing while working from home — and without much walking once the temperatures started to soar in Texas — I’ve definitely noticed an increase in back pain and stiffness over the last five months. Writing this post was a great reminder of things I should be doing to keep my back strong and reduce pain.
Strengthening to reduce back pain
Your back is one of the hardest working parts of your body. Having a strong back keeps us upright and allows us to balance, walk and be active. It’s also one of the most common sources for aches and pains; a study in 2009 estimated that 80% of adults will experience back pain at some point in their lives.
And with most of us spending more time at home these days, getting less physical activity can increase the odds of back problems.
To learn more about strengthening your back and reducing back pain, read the full entry at physiquality.com!