If you’re someone that suffers from back pain in the car, you’re not the only one! In fact, 4 out of 5 of us suffer from it. And whilst driving and being in the car is not the sole reason for the pain, it can certainly aggravate the problem.
Rishi Loatey, from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) said:
“The trouble is cars are designed for the average person. But we are all shapes and sizes.”
And many experts echo this same thought. However, with advancements in our vehicles, manufacturers are certainly trying to give us more adjustable seating with more freedom than ever before. Which is why it is so important to stop and truly look at your vehicle and the position of your seat. Whether you are the driver or the passenger, it’s important no matter where you sit.
We know how easy it is to just jump in the car when you’re late for work, or rushing to take the children to school, or just too excited to drive to the airport for that much needed holiday. Despite this, taking that extra 5 minutes to re-adjust your seat in the car is so important and could really help alleviate your back pain.
Here are our top 5 simple suggestions of the little things you can do to avoid back pain in the car!
So, whether you are driving your own vehicle or hiring a vehicle for a weekend, always make sure you are taking care of your back before you head off on the road! Have more questions on hiring a vehicle? Don't worry - head over to our FAQ'S page!
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