The Coronavirus has many of us sitting while working from home. Sitting for long periods of time can make us stiff and often results in back pain. It also may as studies have shown shorten our lifespan. The right exercises can relieve back pain from sitting for long periods of time. A chiropractor can be also invaluable if you sit for long periods of time as well.
Back pain is normally a result of movement dysfunction as many of our patients learn when they are evaluated during their first visit.
We are all different, build differently, and come from different genetic backgrounds. Our body style combined with injuries that have occurred to us in the past contribute to how we move as we age. This is courtesy of the myofascia that surrounds all the muscles and tissues in our bodies. It also contributes to how effectively we move.
Sitting in a sustained posture can make feel stiffer than you already are and even reduce the effectiveness of your hip and shoulder joints. The sit-stand desk is one solution to this problem, but you may not have this available to you at home.
Livestrong.com offers some advice on Yoga moves that can improve the way your back feels after sitting. Sure, you can always visit your chiropractor but these suggestions can help.
A 20-Minute Floor Yoga Flow to Ease Back Pain After Hunching Over Your Computer All Day
By Kelly GonzalezJune 17, 2020
You likely don’t need anyone to tell you this, but the American workforce is sitting more than ever. What you might need a little bit of help figuring out, though, is what to do about the aches and pains caused by hunching over your computer.
“Back problems are among patients’ most frequent complaints to their doctors,” according to Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute. “Nearly 65 million Americans report a recent episode of back pain. Some 16 million adults — 8 percent of all adults — experience persistent or chronic back pain, and as a result, are limited in certain everyday activities.”