Over the winter months we find an increase in lower back pains associated to patients sitting around more. With this in mind we’d like to challenge you to get out of your chair properly (and more regularly!)
All to often we use our arms to push ourselves up and bend forward.
Our legs are much stronger and should be the driving force in standing up. Cross your arms to stop you using them and keep your back nice and straight. Try pulling your stomach in to engage your core muscles:
You could do a few repetitions as a gentle exercise, but importantly please get UP out of your chair/sofa every 30 minutes to get the body moving again!