What one thing can significantly contribute to heart disease, cancer, depression, diabetes, and obesity? That one thing that most of us are paid to do everyday.
Dr. James Levine is the man who has coined the phrase “sitting is the new smoking” and he sums all of his research like this,
“Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV and is more treacherous than parachuting. We are sitting ourselves to death.”
If you are worried that sitting too long each day is harming you, here are a few suggestions that can help
- Stand up on public transport
- Stand up when talking on the phone
- Set a timer for regular standing breaks through the day
- Have meetings standing up
- Take a yoga or exercise class at lunch
- Get regular chiropractic care
How can chiropractic help chronic sitting?
Sitting puts excessively stress on your spinal joints. This not only includes your lower back but also your neck, as most people have forward head posture. A chiropractor will access the health and function of your spinal joints. Why is that important? Check out this post to discover the importance of spinal joint health to your overall well-being.
Where to find a chiropractor in Ipswich?
Sitting all day not only affects the spinal joints it also wreaks havoc on your posture, soft tissue, and ligaments. At Bremer Chiropractic we assess not only the spinal joints but also look at the big picture and will address any muscle, soft tissue, or postural imbalances.
If you think we can help you, give us a call at (07) 3812 7118 to schedule an appointment.