Bad posture can permanently damage the spinal structure, leading to severe chronic pain & Lower back pain.
This can lead to severe health conditions which could end up costing a massive health bill.
Almost 80% of employees will have back problems at some point in their life.
Tips to avoid back pain:
- Good posture relaxes muscles and requires minimum balance.
When standing, slightly elevate one foot if possible.
When seated, leave feet flat on the floor and use a chair with back support or a small pillow or rolled towel at the base of your back.
- Take Breaks – Take three to five minutes every hour to get up, walk around and stretch.
- Your spine should be in line with the back of your chair, which should be tilted back a little bit, at about a 110-degree angle.
- Use Proper Chairs
Standard office chairs are adjustable and have foot rests which can be adjusted to a proper level with the desk and computer.
- Exercise Regularly – Exercise like yoga has relaxation techniques that can help relax your shoulder, neck and back muscle.
- Always sit Straight.