Summary of “To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit”

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit : Goats and Soda In the past century, many Americans have lost the ability to sit in a way that doesn’t strain their backs.
Then back in November, I walked into the studio of Jenn Sherer in Palo Alto, Calif. She is part of a growing movement on the West Coast to teach people to move and sit and stand as they did in the past – and as they still do in other parts of the world.
There’s a perception that we sit way more than any other culture out there – or even any culture throughout time.
Maybe the problem, when it comes to back pain, isn’t how much Americans are sitting, but the way we’re sitting.
If we change the way we sit, Khan says, it will help to decrease back problems.
“We should sit less, and we should sit better,” he says.
There’s a high probability their back is curving like the letter C – or some version of C. Or it might make you think of a cashew nut, sitting in the chair.
“If you sit like this, you’re going to put a lot less stress on your spine and have less back issues,” Khan added.

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