Health Hint: Neck & back pain

Taking care of your health is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. Baylor College of Medicine experts have plenty of tips to help you stay healthy. This month’s Health Hint offers tips on good work-from-home habits to reduce neck and back pain.

If you don’t have an ergonomic office chair at home, work from a desk, table or counter while seated in a chair. You can use household items such as a towel, pillow or paper towel roll to create lumbar support. It is best to sit on something that has both support and cushion, as hard surfaces can be uncomfortable for prolonged sitting. If you have difficulty sitting on some harder surfaces, sacral and ischial cutout cushions may provide support.”

Dr. Wyatt Kupperman

Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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