Are you living with lower back pain? Then you’re among the 80% of adults who experience it at some point in their life — but what can be done?
Lower back pain affects all areas of your life, including at work and your mental health. There are steps you can take to lower your risk of experiencing it or making it worse.
Sleeping on a bad mattress, injuring yourself on the job, or lifting heavy objects all contribute to a painful back. The way you sit or stand can also build up over the years and lead to chronic back pain.
How can poor posture result in back pain? Let’s look at how your posture can either improve your back pain — or make it worse.