How To Prevent Back Pain While Driving

How To Prevent Back Pain While Driving

March 24, 2016

While driving, there is an optimal way to sit that supports your back and minimizes pain explains a physical therapist quoted by the UK’s Daily Mail. This can come in handy during upcoming spring and summer road trips.

“The key thing to remember, she explains, is ‘BBC’- bum to the back of the chair, which supports the back… Making sure the shoulders are resting against the seat, which stops them becoming rounded, also helps.”

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has created this helpful graphic:

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SimpleTherapy’s lower back, shoulder, neck, elbow, and knee programs can all provide helpful stretching and strengthening exercises that will combat the pain you experiencing while driving.


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