What are some problems associated with long-term sitting and what can you do to alleviate potential back problems?
Sitting actually compresses the spine more than standing. The greater intradiscal pressure can cause nerve impingement and degenerative osteoarthritic changes. Always remember to take periodic breaks (an alarm set to go off hourly helps) and stand up and walk around to lessen muscular aches and pain.
Here are some recommendations for you to do to help minimize lower back pain:
Brian Danley, CFT
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