Back pain plagues many people, but there are some ways people can prevent the pain. The idea is to take action before the pain begins so it does not have a chance to develop. One key concept is using proper posture and sitting at your desk in a way that minimizes strain on the discs in your back.
Why does sitting for long periods of time increase back pain sometimes? This question has been studied for the past 50 years and researchers still find controversy when trying to answer the question. At the heart of the dilemma is a mechanical dynamic between body weight, body posture, and spinal disc load. A loading, compressive force on…