Are you battling with aches and pains? Do you wake up feeling stiff and sore? If so, it could be that you are sleeping in the wrong position. Do they get worse as the day progresses? Again, this could be a symptom of bad posture.
Do a quick posture check for yourself. Let’s start with the way that you are reading this. And we don’t mean with your eyes. If you are like most people, you are probably bending your neck to see the page/ screen. That’s mistake number one. You are holding your neck in an unnatural position.
And, considering how long this article is, that’s not doing you any good at all. Now check your back position. Is your back properly supported and relatively straight? Or have you slumped back in your chair, or even on your bed, because it feels more comfortable to do so?
Don’t feel alone;54% of Americanssaid that they suffered from back or neck pain in 2017. In many of these instances, the problem could be traced back to a single issue – bad posture.