Did you know that over one half of working Americans report symptoms of back pain at some point during the year?
Furthermore, back pain is the leading cause of global disability worldwide.
It’s estimated that Americans spent more than $50 billion dollars on back pain … each year.
While these figures are staggering, they are not surprising.
The back is a complicated structure composed of bones, joints, muscles and ligaments.
Want some tips to help or maintain a healthy back.
First, maintain a healthy diet and weight.
Maintain proper balance, that includes low heeled shoes.
Use a mattress of medium firmness to reduce curving your spine. Lift with your knees. Develop or maintain exercise program.
Avoid prolonged periods of sitting, lying in bed or inactivity.
Always check with a doctor before embarking on an exercise program.