Is Your Perfect Posture Causing Your Back Pain?

Is Your Perfect Posture Causing Your Back Pain?

How many times have you heard: ๏ฟฝSit up tall! ๏ฟฝBack straight! ๏ฟฝChest up! ๏ฟฝDonโ€™t slouch! . Our guess is A LOT. And weโ€™re here to tell you that this is NOT exactly the best advice. Now, there are times when small deviations in posture can and will affect your pain and function, however for most that fall into the category of โ€œI have pain after sitting for too long at workโ€, this isnโ€™t necessarily the best advice, and hereโ€™s why. . As humans we are NOT meant to stay still all day. WE ARE MEANT TO MOVE. So sitting has been equated with pain, and maybe rightly so. We have to sit at a desk for 8+ hours a day to โ€œmake dat ๏ฟฝโ€ and keep food on the table. But we want to stress the point that itโ€™s not actually the sitting that is bad, BUT THE LACK Of MOVEMENT that is so detrimental. . So will sitting in the "ideal perfect posture" for 8 hours straight help you decrease you pain? โžก๏ธProbably not. . But will getting up out of the chair every hour and constantly varying your sitting posture help you decrease your pain? โžก๏ธ We believe so. Which is why we want you to take home this quote to heart: . ๏ฟฝ"Your next posture is your best posture" . TPG OUT.
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