Maintain Good Posture for the care and relief of Backache
Effectiveness: 3.4Popularity: 64
Why it works: Back pain can be casued by poor posture when going about their daily activities, putting unnecessary strain on their backs. Keeping the right amount of curvature in the back takes pressure off the nerves and will reduce back pain.
How it works: When sitting: The height of your chair should allow your feet to rest flat on the floor. If the chair doesn't support your lower back's curve, place a small pillow behind your lower back. Your upper back and neck should be kept comfortably straight. You shoulder should be relaxed without being elevated, rounded or pulled backward. Do not cross your legs.
When standing: Stand straight with your shoulders and abdomen pulling back. Keep your feet shoulder width apart. Bear your weight primarily on the balls of your feet. Don't lock your knees. Shift your weight from your toes to your heels or from one foot to the other if you need to stand for a long time.
The self cure remedy of Maintain Good Posture for the care and relief of Backache has an effectiveness score of 3.4 and a popularity score of 64 on the self-cure system.