10 Common Habits That Cause Back Pain, Part 1: Too much sitting

Are you causing your own back pain?

White Oak Family Wellness

Modern sitting habits lead to back painIt has been estimated that 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives (1). In fact, low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide according to the Global Burden of Disease. With staggering statistics such as these it has become ever more important to not just treat back pain but to teach those with back pain how they can help themselves. This is a 10 part series in which I will discuss some of the most common habits that lead to back pain and what you can do about them.

In part 1, we are going to discuss one of the most prevalent habits in the modern world:

Too much sitting

Think about it, you spend most of your life sitting. You’re probably sitting right now (that’s a freebie since I know you’re reading this). You sit at your desk and work…

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