Body At Ease - Osteopath in Hornchurch  

  • 1. Exercise your back regularly. Walking, swimming (especially backstroke) and using exercise bikes are all excellent ways to strengthen your back muscles.
    2. Always bend your knees and your hips, not your back.
    3. Never twist and bend at the same time.
    4. Always lift and carry objects close to your body.
    5. Maintain a good posture. Avoid slumping in your chair, hunching over a desk or walking with your shoulders hunched.
    6. Always maintain a good posture.
    Avoid slumping in your chair.
    Hunching up over a desk,
    Walking around with your shoulders hunched up.
    7. Quit smoking.
    8. Lose any excess weight.
    9. Choose a mattress suited to your height, weight, age and sleeping position.