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Avoid soft squishy armchairs, they may look comfortable and inviting, but in reality they are not. They hold your back in a rounded position with no support which can after a short period of time cause severe back pain, aching and stiffness.
Check your shoes; women who suffer back pain should never wear high heels as they tip lower part of their body forward. They then arch upper part of their body to compensate which adds stress to their back. Cushioned soles and heels or shock absorbing insoles are good as they reduce shock to spine when walking or running.
Driving your car can be a real pain in back especially if you drive for long periods of time. Seats are very often poorly designed and don't hold spine in a natural position. Some sports cars for instance are super to look at, but a real pain to drive.
Learn to lift properly. Many back problems develop over a period of time and are due to incorrect lifting techniques. They frequently arise when lifting loads is combined with bending forwards and twisting spine.
Keep as fit as you can. Many cases of back pain are caused by unhealthy lifestyles led by many people. Try walking or swimming, take a class in Pilates (Excellent for strengthening your back). Making a determined effort to improve your fitness levels can work wonders for your health and reduce your back pain.
Kim Standerline is a Registered Nurse and Back Care Advisor living and working in the UK. Please visit http://www.nursing-hints.com/ and http://www.backpain-free.com/ for further information Please feel free to use this article on your website or ezine, but ensure this resource box is left intact