Take a second and check your posture -- if you are sitting, are you looking forward? Are you slumped over in your chair? If you're standing, are your shoulders back? Is your spine straight?
Being aware of how to sit and stand on a noraml basis can go a long way in keeping your spine strong and healhty. When you go about your day without good posture, this can cause you to develop lower back pain or even scoliosis.
If you find yourself bending over often or sitting for long periods of time, you can avoid discomfort and long-term problems with a few simple tricks. Even taking a short one to two minute break every half hour to stretch and relax while working can keep your spine aligned properly.
Take a minute to look over this infographic to learn which posture are you? and how to correct your posture to maximize your spinal health.
If you're dealing with chronic discomfort and pain, call up our Minnetonka Chiropractor and ask how chiropractic care can help you find relief and long-term solutions for a stronger spine.
To learn more call Affinity Chiropractic in Hopkins, MN at (612) 564-5051 to schedule a consultation.
Dr. Michael Komro is the owner/operator of Affinity Chiropractic, conveniently located at 1017 Mainstreet Hopkins, MN 55343. May all of your efforts bring you health, happiness and success.