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Maitland Chiropractor 10 Tips for Back Pain Prevention

  1. Maintain a healthy diet and weight.
  2. Remain active—under the supervision of your doctor of chiropractic.
  3. Avoid prolonged inactivity or bed rest.
  4. Warm up or stretch before exercising or other physical activities, such as gardening.
  5. Maintain proper posture.
  6. Wear comfortable, low-heeled shoes.
  7. Sleep on a mattress of medium firmness to minimize any curve in your spine.
  8. Lift with your knees, keep the object close to your body, and do not twist when lifting.
  9. Quit smoking. Smoking impairs blood flow, resulting in oxygen and nutrient deprivation to spinal tissues.
  10. Work with your doctor of chiropractic to ensure that your workstation is ergonomically correct.
  11. Call your Maitland Chiropractor today 407-629-5333 for an evaluation.

 Reference: ACA Guidelines http://www.acatoday.org/

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