Poor posture—while sitting, standing, lying down or moving around—is a major cause for back pain. Sitting and standing put considerable pressure on the lower back—in fact, standing exerts up to five times more pressure than lying down, and sitting is even more strenuous.
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Evaluate and improve your posture—step by step.
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