Find your sleep position. The best sleep position is the one that works for you. Sleeping on your side with a support pillow for your knees may avoid placing unnecessary strains on your back or neck.
Sitting for long periods of time is risky business. Among other health concerns, sitting too long especially over a computer loads the spine and compresses the discs. Get up and move around.
Loosen up your muscles. Proper stretching exercises helps to relieve muscle tightness. It will also enhance ideal alignment, relieve joint strain and balance the action of muscles.
No twisting – No shouting! Be aware and pay close attention to how you are moving your spine. When you lift heavy objects, avoid twisting.
The butt stops here. Smoking reduces blood flow to the lower spine causing the spinal discs to degenerate. It also prevents nutrients to your spine causing discs to become brittle.
Brisk walking, swimming or stationary bikes conditions your heart, increases muscle strength and flexibility to support a healthy spine.