The Spinal Column

Piedmont Chiropractic

Beware of the chair! Be fit, don't sit!

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Sitting and Posture
 
One major detriment to long periods of sitting is the effect on your posture, flexibility, mobility, and joint health. Probably the biggest single problem from sitting all day is back pain and signs of deteriorating spine health. This is brought on by gravity, of course, but also a progressive tightening of the hip muscles from the lack of movement while hinged at the hips for long periods. When you exercise after sitting all day, the hips need to move, but...
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