How to prevent back pain at work
Many people nowadays experience back problems, particularly the ones who work in front of the computer from 9 to 6. Most of our acquaintances have back pains, either because of erratic body positions, or because of genetic or medical causes.
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The most common area where the first symptoms appear is the cervical region. This can also occur because of calcium and vitamin D3. As the majority of people know, calcium and vitamin D3 work together in strengthening the bones. But the problem is sometimes, calcium deposits occur in some other places than in regular bones. This way, we may end up having osteophytes, which are basically composed of calcium. The condition has the name “cervical spondylosis”.
There’s a number of back exercises anyone can do at work, while sitting on a regular chair. First of all, we must think about the impact hanging your head down all day long can have on your cervical discs. Second of all, try stretching your neck. Move your head on the left, then on the right, then straighten it up again. Try doing this every 30 to 40 minutes. You’ll see some improvements in no time.
Using the same time limits, get up from your chair, stand up and stretch your entire back. Try doing some breathing exercises in the meantime. Nobody from work will look at your in a weird way if you do this. Anyone knows that back problems are extraordinarily frequent nowadays.
Stretching your hands in front of you and behind you is another way of straightening your back.
If you are obese or overweight, you should start watching your weight right now. Try eating some fruit and vegetables instead of deep fried dishes. Excess weight also has a negative impact on your spine. Ever had a back pain in the middle of a Sunday stroll? This happens so often because your spine and your skeleton are not used to carrying a whole lot of weight, all of the time. So if you’re having weight issues, try fixing them, in order to prevent and secure the health of your spine.