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Plainfield Spine And Rehab: Sitting

It’s an activity that we have to do every day, whether driving to work, typing on a computer at desk, playing video games or watching television.

A sedentary activity, sitting long periods causes our spine and its muscles to become strained leading to discomfort and or pain. What you may not know is that too much sitting can also cause tightness in the hip flexors, important muscles that are responsible for easy movement.

So, what can you do? One of the best ways to avoid back pain is by movement and staying active. Take walk breaks, go for a light jog or try stretching.

Sitting can contribute to a variety of chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease when done for long periods of time. When you get moving, you’re not only helping your back, but improving your overall health as well. Sitting too long can cause malfunctioning spinal joints so feel better by these simple tips and making sure seeing us to stay adjusted to prevent any long term effects. 

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