If you suffer from back pain, you are not alone. It estimated that four out of five adults experience the symptoms of lower back pain at least once in their lifetime. Here’s how to prevent occurring back pain. 

Bend at the knees
When lifting objects, bend your knees and use the muscles of your legs – not the muscles of your back.

Push rather than pull
When moving extremely heavy objects, push rather than pull the item.

Ditch the high heels
Yes, we know beauty knows no pain, but your back will thank you for changing to flat shoes or lower heels.

Take a break
If sitting or driving for long periods of time, take a break and stretch every few hours.

Bet you’ve heard this one before! Exercising on a regular basis strengthens bones and muscles, giving you the functional strength for everyday living.