Category Archives for "Tips For Your Lifestyle"
Is sitting really the new smoking?
I’m not totally convinced about that myself, but there is no doubt that sitting for extended periods can be a major cause of lower back pain. This is because most chairs force you to sit with an unhealthy posture that creates a ‘C’ curve in your spine.
However by using a lumbar support cushion you can sit with a natural ‘S’ curve instead, which will take the pressure off your lower back and reduce back pain from sitting.
Find out what the best ones are here, whether at home, work or on the move.Continue reading
A pillow causing back pain may sound far-fetched. After all, how can something so soft and fluffy inflict pain?
The truth is that finding the right pillow is vital if you are going to avoid pain in your back, neck and shoulders as you sleep.
Find out how to make sure you are using the right pillow for your preferred sleeping position here.Continue reading
Exercising when you have back pain may seem like a crazy thing to do. And if you have acute, temporary back pain then it probably is.
However if you suffer from chronic, persistent back pain, being physically inactive is the worst thing you can do for it. In fact it can cause you serious health problems.
Staying active on the other hand will keep you fit, strong and flexible, while also making you feel good. All of which will reduce your pain levels and give you a positive outlook that will allow you to be able to manage your chronic pain and improve your overall well-being.
Find out why staying active is so important for us, and what types of exercise you should be doing here.Continue reading
Having to sit at a desk at work or home for even a few hours each day can cause havoc for your lower back. And using a generic, one-size fits all office chair only makes this pain worse.
So give your back the best chance possible by investing in an ergonomic office chair. As they provide you with great lumbar support, can be adjusted to fit you perfectly, and can greatly improve your health and your working experience.
You can find the best ones in this review ranging from high-end options to good budget choices.Continue reading
Choosing the right mattress to keep you pain-free during the night can be a difficult task when you suffer from back pain.
But it’s vitally important that you get it right.
So follow these 7 tips to find one that will keep you healthy and give you a great night’s sleep too.Continue reading
Sleep can be hard to come by for people with chronic lower back pain but it doesn’t have to be that way.
So if you’re struggling to drift off find out how you can sleep better here.Continue reading