Prolonged seating is a disease
Seating disease is very common today among the working population. Because the working environment is not a natural one, the chances of developing this condition are high. You may have read a lot about the importance of seating for your health, but how can you prevent it? It is not an illness, it is hard to diagnose. Seating disease occurs when the lower back becomes stiff and sore. If left untreated, it can lead to more serious conditions such as sciatica. Seating disease is a form of degenerative disc disease. This condition can be worsened by a number of factors including obesity, lack of exercise and prolonged seating.
If you have the right seat, you can seat comfortably. It makes sense that a taller person with longer spine and limbs should seat on a higher chair. It is therefore important to think what car you should buy that suits your built. If possible you should always try and maintain a 90 degree angle with your hips and knees when seating, that is the right height. In a car you should also consider the distance between the seat and the steering wheel.
You can use these ‘High 5’ tips to treat and prevent the pain associated with this condition. Here are some tips that will help you prevent this problem.
1. Keep a Proper Posture
When you are seating in a chair, you need to maintain a proper posture. If you are seating in a chair, you need to make sure that your back is straight and your feet are flat on the floor. You can also seat on a cushion or pad. This will help you to maintain a proper posture. If you are seating in a car, you should make sure that your back is straight. This is important because seating for long periods of time is the main cause of lower back pain. If you work in an office, you should avoid hard chairs and seating in a car for a long time.
2. Try to Move Around while seating
You should try to move in your chair while seating. Move by shifting weight from one hip to the other and that a couple of times, or seat forward away from the back rest for a couple of seconds. In a bus or train you can also stand up and walk around if possible. This will keep your blood flowing to your brain and the rest of your body. You can also do exercises while seating. You can do leg raises, or push your feet into the ground a couple of times. This will help you relieve stress.
3. Take a Short Break
You should not seat for longer than 30 minutes at a time.Take short breaks at these intervals by changing position (get out of the seating position) You can stretch your legs or do some deep breathing to release the pressure on your body. This will help to relieve the pain.
4. Strengthen Your Core
You should strengthen your core muscles. You can do this by lying flat on your back with your knees bent at 90 degrees and then do crunches or leg lifts. This will help to strengthen your lower back and your abdominal muscles. This will also help to relieve the pressure on your back. You can do some of these exercises while seating.
You should stretch your back and the muscles in your back to avoid developing lower back pain. You can do some simple stretching exercises. You can also stretch your hamstrings and calf muscles. You can do this while seating on a chair or on the floor. You can also do some simple stretching exercises while seating in a car.