Summer Road Trips and Your Back

As the weather gets warmer, families are beginning to think about their summer adventures! The summer is a great time of year to take a road trip to somewhere you have never been. This extended amount of time in the car can lead to many aches and pains. Here are a few tips that can help you get through these trips.

It is important to take the time to immediately get comfortable and make sure that you are physically ready for the trip. Even the smallest irritants can lead to pains that put a real kink in your trip. To aid in this you can invest in some lower back pillows that help with sciatica and also support your neck and spine.

It is important to make sure that you do not sit down on your wallet or other possessions. A wallet, cell phone, or other snacks can throw your spine out Don’t sit on your wallet, cell phone or anything else that may throw your spine out of whack.
 Reaching for the steering wheel can place stress on your back, so make sure that you close enough so you can reach it comfortably without putting you safety at risk.

A Family and Sports Chiropractic Clinic can help by providing regular general chiropractic care.  Click here to contact us today!