Dr. Shifflett provided his expert perspective on an article in HuffPost, the popular news site. The article, "10 Mindless Habits That May Be Causing You Back Pain," features several leading doctors' analyses about where back pain comes from, and in turn, the preventative steps we can take to prevent back pain in the future.
"Sitting for too long, often in chairs with poor support and which are wildly uncomfortable, can definitely be a significant contributor to back pain. ...sitting with your core neutral, lumbar support, a footrest, having good wrist support for your keyboard and mouse, getting a convertible sitting or standing desk, and keeping the computer screen at eye level."
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