Stretch and foam roll the piriformis muscle to help lessen compression of the sciatic nerve under the piriformis muscle. The powerful combination of stretching and foam rolling helps eliminate the source of Piriformis Syndrome.
Develop a back training routine with basic exercises and perfect technique to build strength, stability and endurance. The powerful muscles of the back connect to the spine, hips and shoulder blades. They contract to extend the spine, rotate the spine, bend the spine, retract the scapulae and pull the shoulders backwards.
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Correct workstation ergonomics helps lessen the possibility of acquiring a computer workstation-related injury.
Sitting at a computer workstation for hours is unhealthy and leads to Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI.) The human body is built for motion. Prolonged sitting, static positioning and repetitive motions increase the possibility of acquiring a painful and performance limiting condition.
Proper lifting technique is vital in the prevention of back pain.
When lifting an object from the floor stand as close to the object as possible. Take a shoulder width or wider stance. Point your feet slightly outward and align your knees with your feet. Squat down by bending at the hips and knees. Keep … Read the rest