Changing Lifestyle to Improve Back Pain

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We all can make changes to improve our posture and prevent back pain. Jose Mena, Interventional Spine Specialist at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, says if you are in a chair at work, you have to make sure the chair is ergonomic.

Another important thing is to have an orthopedic mattress, because we are spending a third of the day sleeping there and you have to avoid putting some of the strain over the lower back.

Healthy eating and exercising are going to help you to have less risk of suffering from back pain.

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OTHER LIFESTYLE THINGS WE CAN DO WE DID KICK OFF TALKING ABOUT TEXTING WE’RE ALWAYS ON OUR PHONE WE’RE READ THEM INCORRECTLY OTHER LIFESTYLE CHANGES WE CAN ALL MAKE ALL HEADACHE TO PREVENT THE BACK PAIN OR STARTING WHAT CAN WE DO TO ADDRESS IT ERGONOMICS BECAUSE WE SPEND A THIRD OF THE DAY AT WORK IF YOU ARE IN A CHAIR AND YOUR COMPUTER MIGHT BE LIKE THIS ON YOUR COMPUTER YOU ARE PUTTING A LOT OF STRAIN A THIRD OF THE DAY YOU ARE HAVING A LOT OF STRAIN THERE ON THE LUMBAR SPINE OR IN THE NECK AREA THAT IS GOING TO AFFECT AT SOME POINT IT’S GOING TO TAKE A TOLL AND YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE SYMPTOMS. OTHER THING IS MATTRESSES YOU WANT A MATTRESS A THIRD OF THE DAY WE SPEND SLEEPING. SO YOU IF YOU HAVE A GOOD MATTRESS, THEN YOU ARE NOT PUTTING SOME OF THE STRAIN OVER THE LOWER BACK IF YOUR MATTRESS IS FLIMSY NOW THAT IS PUTTING STRAIN. SO YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT 16 HOURS A DAY JUST WITH THOSE TWO THINGS IF YOU CORRECT THOSE THINGS ON— FOR YOUR LIFESTYLE NOW THE OTHER THINGS ARE THE HAVING GOOD WEIGHT, HEALTHY EATING, EXERCISING AND BASICALLY YOU MIGHT BE LESS RISK OF HAVING BACK PROBLEMS IN THE FUTURE
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