If you have been experiencing back pain, then you need to have a look at your posture. Posture is a problem common amongst children and adults alike. In fact, bad posture starts developing since we are kids and this back problem continues to expand as we grow.
If you are a parent who has experienced back pain, then you understand the importance of teaching your children about good posture. Maintaining a good posture in children helps prevent the development of back and spinal problems in the future. Kids that slouch over their desks generally have different shoulder heights, while those that carry heavy backpacks will slowly develop abnormal spine structures. This article is not written by or checked for accuracy by a medical doctor. Please consult with your physician for treatment options.
Parents can easily tell if their children have bad posture by taking a look at the neck, upper back and lower back. The healthy spine curves inward at the neck, outward at the upper back and inward at the lower back. When in an improper posture, the curves are increased or decreased and the muscles have to work harder to retain and balance the distribution of weight. This leads to fatigue and strains.
Thus, parents who fear that their children or they themselves have poor posture and want to prevent back pain can follow the tips below to get a head start on their family's spinal well-being:
This article is not written by or checked for accuracy by a medical doctor. Please consult with your physician for treatment options