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Rite Care Urgent Care in Hialeah shares 4 ways to prevent back pain, Part 2

Rite Care Urgent Care in Hialeah shares 4 ways to prevent back pain, Part 2

Back pain can really intervene with your everyday activities. Sciatica, herniated discs and lower back strain are only a handful of examples of back issues you may experience at some point in your life. Since multiple nerves run along your spine and spread out to your extremities, back conditions may lead to pain not only there, but also in your legs or hips. As we have mentioned in a previous article, no matter which segment of your spine hurts, it should not be left untreated, as it may lead to further health complications. In today’s article, we’re revealing 4 more back pain prevention tips. 1.   How you sleep matters It may seem that back pain is the result of routine activities done incorrectly and affecting our spine negatively, such as slouching while sitting for an extended period of time, walking in high heels, or even carrying an overly heavy bag or purse in one hand. These, indeed, may contribute to your back problems; however, did you know that certain sleep positions can exacerbate already existing back pain? As a corollary to that, sleeping in proper positions may help you relieve pain. At RiteCare Urgent Care in Hialeah, we always recommend the following sleeping positions to our patients: Best position: Sleep on your back – this is the best sleeping position, especially for back pain sufferers, as it distributes the weight evenly across your body; Keep your spine in a neutral position – in order to do so, you may need to buy a foam or innerspring mattress that will keep your spine supported; Second-best position: Sleep on your side...

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