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Poor posture & health problems: Causes and Precautions

Prolonged sittings and wrong posture may lead to many health problems, like neck pain or backache. Doctors suggest that one should avoid sitting in one posture for a longer duration and keep the back straight while sitting. Doing desk jobs and long periods of sitting day-in and day-out can impact your health and cause many problems.

PROBLEMS OF PROLONGED SITTING:-

– Stiffness in Joints

– More wear and tear in joints

– Muscle stiffness

– Affect on soft tissues

– Weight gain and obesity

 

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PRECAUTIONS:-
– Do not sit in one posture for long duration

– Keep your back straight while sitting

– Avoid prolonged sitting

– Take a break after every 45 minutes of  sitting

– Walk, stretch and exercise

WRONG SITTING POSTURE MAY CAUSE:- 

– Backache

– Neck pain

– Joint pain

– Increased Risk of degenerative conditions

– Pain in upper back or shoulders

– Numbness in fingers

– Pain in wrist and arms
 

While sitting for long duration don’t forget to take short breaks in between to move and be cautious about the proper posture.

 

 

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