A 35-year-old member asked:
How can i prevent backpain while driving?
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Limit time : Sitting places a 4 times body weight load across your lower back while being in a car causes an additional vibrational stress (cars and human spines vibrate at the same harmonic frequency about 5 hertz). Prolonged positioning also adds increased load. Getting out of a car periodically if it can be done safely can help as can a small lumbar roll support. Also seat adjustments can help.
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Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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