What is Your Lower Back Pain Trying to Tell You – Part 1

person-918986_640If you’ are like many of our clients, your first response to your persistent lower back pain is to pop a few Advil and hope that it goes away.

But, as you may come to learn, lower back pain is often the body’s way of letting you know something is wrong.

This week your chiropractor in Vancouver WA wants to discuss what your lower back pain might be trying to tell you about your health.

Today we want to focus on the importance of correcting your posture. Many people sit for more than 8 hours each day. You might not realize it, but as you combine a sedentary lifestyle with poor posture, it could take a toll on your back.

Here are a few common posture mistakes you could be making every day:

  • Slouching with your shoulders and head towards your computer
  • Sitting on the front edge of your chair, thereby not using your chair’s lumbar support
  • Sitting too far away from your desk or computer screen

In our next post, we will continue talking about what your lower back might be trying to tell you!

If you have any questions about correcting your posture or treating your lower back pain, your experienced and dedicated chiropractor in Vancouver WA can help! Contact us today to schedule a free chiropractic evaluation!