The festive season is an excellent opportunity for relaxation with family and friends and is a time when many people plan holidays that include travel. Time off work can help lower stress levels and assist recovery after a busy year; however, even holidays can have some obstacles.
Travelling is a common reason for reports of neck pain, mid-back and lower back pain due to extended periods of sitting in cars designed for safety rather than ergonomics. For example, sitting for hours on end causes muscles in the chest to tighten and muscles in the upper and mid back to fatigue and cause pain.
Stretching is a strongly recommended complement to a chiropractic treatment plan and a short routine of 2-3 stretches chosen specifically for your individual postural issues can work wonders for keeping pain at bay.
Some key benefits of a targeted stretching routine include:
Make an appointment with one of our Victoria Point Chiropractors – Bethany, Nathan or Lloyd – before your holiday travel. Ask for specific exercises and other hints to keep you comfortable and pain-free during and after travel.
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