Do you work on a
computer daily or frequently?
seated for extended periods of time at the office or at home can lead to
serious back pain. Healthcare professionals know that sitting too long creates
pressure on the spine, distorting spinal curves and compressing discs.
this can cause pinching of the nerves in the spinal cord, leading to numbness,
tingling and back pain. Help protect and maintain proper spinal curve with a
lumbar support pillow.
Some changes suggested by researchers at Cornell University and the
Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health can make your back pain history:
Get a lumbar support
Supporting the lumbar area of your back can dramatically
decrease your back aches. CORE Products lumbar support pillow is made from contoured foam with side
It provides medium to firm support and helps keep you sitting
Use at home, office or in your car. Attached positioning belt
keeps cushion in place. It is
covered in a durable cotton blend. 13” x 14” (33cm x 35.5cm)
Keep your head centered above your
straining forward to see the computer by aligning your head straight up from
Be sure your mouse is close to you
computer mouse needs to be close to the keyboard and where your arm is in a
Pay attention to your breathing
from your belly, taking deep, cleansing breaths rather than short ones.
need to be about an arm’s length away from your monitor, with your monitor 2 to
3 inches above eye level. Your feet need to be flat on the floor so as not to
put stress on your ankles and knees.
least once an hour, get up and limber up.