Back pain can really throw a wrench into your day. More and more people are no stranger to the back pain issues we have today. In fact, it seems to be getting worse and worse over time. Some of this is due to the devices we use. We are not designed to look down all the time. Haven’t you heard the phrase “Walk with your head held high.” Well, if you’re in public right now look around, or the next time you are, take a peek. I bet most of those people are looking down at a device. Take a stroll through the mall and many people are looking down when just walking these days. It’s an epidemic that nobody seems to be talking about.
As you look down at your phone, tablet, even the computer screen at work, you are causing a posture issue that is forming a new body structure. Over time, your head starts to droop more and more. Your neck will take a toll and soon your head isn’t over your shoulders like it was intended. In addition, your shoulders will become rounded inwards. As a Round Rock chiropractor, we can help you with that. Working with you in the office to manipulate your spine back to it’s normal alignment and then performing corrective exercises to help retrain weak muscles and stretch muscles that may be tight.
Tips For Improving Back Pain At Home
There are certain things you can do at home as well. Putting the T.V. up, computer monitors at the office up and holding the phone out, instead of down are some of the key components in retraining your body to keep the natural curvature that you were designed with. This goes for much back-related pain. The key to getting your posture in alignment is understanding your posture.
You have seen those older ladies bent over. These women worked hard to tend to their families back in the day. Think about it. Their generation cooked, cleaned and took after the little ones. Most of this work required being slightly bent over a stove, table, or bathtub cleaning a baby. Gardening was another very popular thing in those days and people working in gardens are bent over. Over time, their body formed to how they moved and stood.
Tips To Improve Low Back Pain
Eat well. Exercise and create a good posture habit. All of these things are important to your overall wellbeing. Build up the core muscles. This allows the body to support itself naturally. Come visit MySpine Chiropractic Center in Round Rock for chiropractic adjustments. Manipulation of the spine will help ease back pain. The body has a natural curve to the spine, this is something that needs maintenance throughout life.
We are here to answer all your questions and concerns. I understand back pain and the causes of the pain. We utilize a holistic approach to relieve the symptoms of the pain and not just mask it with pills. Give us a call.
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