More than 80% of people suffer from back problems. Pain in the back (back pain) is the second most common reason for visiting doctors. Every year 15% of the adult population turn to specialists with problems such as a herniated disc, low back pain, etc.
In most cases, the cause of back pain is an incorrect position of the spine during work, as well as a sedentary lifestyle.
Incorrect posture can lead to many health problems: chronic pain in the back and neck, headache, migraines, gastrointestinal pain, and as well decreased efficiency of muscles and joints, decreased lung function. Saddle and curvature of the spine have a negative impact on your productivity.
Have you ever noticed, how you cannot head while reading or how is your back curved while working at the computer? And the people around you? Colleagues in the office, people in transport, close to home - suffer from the same problems. You may not feel tension when sitting with a poor posture for several hours, but this can lead to a change in the shape of the spine and health problems in the future.
The modern rhythm of life, the development of technology, sedentary work almost completely eliminated physical activity in the workplace. People are becoming less mobile, spending at least 10-15 hours per day at work, at school and at home in a sitting position.
To maintain muscle tone and reduce tension in the back and joints, you need to add activity into your working day. Correctly selected type of physical activity strengthens the muscles of the back, normalizes the functioning of internal organs and generally promotes healing and rejuvenation of the body. The Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a daily walk including 7,000 to 8,000 steps and 150 minutes a week to moderate physical exercise.
Be attentive to your health and do not forget to contact specialists for additional advice.