Dr. Jeff makes another appearance on WCIU’s You and Me This Moring with hosts Melissa Forman and Jeanine Sparrow. In this appearance Dr. Jeff goes over tips to avoiding back pain during summer activities. In the summer people tend to spend more time outside doing activities. Most people don’t think about how certain activities can cause back pain in the future. There are certain things you can do everyday to avoid future pain.
It is very important to warm up before doing any activity. Always make sure to stretch your body. A few weeks ago on WCIU’s You and Me This Morning Dr. Jeff went into detail about stretches that you can do. Click here for more of Dr. Jeff’s back pain stretches. Another way you can warm up is walking around and warming up your legs. Something as simple as a quick walk around your yard can help stretch and warm up your body.
When you are outside sitting at sporting events make sure to keep a good posture. Sitting on a bench without any back support can put a lot of stress on ones back. Click here for tips to avoiding back pain while at sporting events.
Knowing these tips can prevent future back pain. If you already suffer will back pain this tips can help you as well. At the Illinois Back Institute we treat people with chronic back pain without surgery or drugs!