Last updated on August 16th, 2023 at 04:50 pm
With all the things to take care of in life, your back might come low down the list, though it might be time to start upping self-love when it comes to spine health. A solid and healthy spine can make everything in life more comfortable from walking to playing with the kids. The good news is, that it’s easy to start. With a few simple tweaks you will be well on your way to a supple, happy spine.
Here are five things to try.
1. Choose the right mattress
With so many mattresses to choose from these days, it can be hard to know what to look for especially when it comes to taking care of your spine. The important thing is to choose a mattress that keeps you comfortable, supported, and in perfect alignment from head to toe. While both spring and foam have their benefits, a hybrid mattress combines the best of both. The comfort and support of foam and the lightweight durability of springs provide the ultimate indulgence for your Spine, and you know what they say? Happy Spine, Happy life.
2. Spine movements
When it comes to spine health, gentle exercise can go a long way to keeping it in shape. Gentle walking helps nourish your spine with nutrients while increasing strength, flexibility, and balance. Taking a daily stroll could be just the thing to keep your spine in top condition and a great way to enjoy some fresh air and movement. Try and get into a regular routine, even thirty minutes will give your boost, spine, and mind a healthy boost of feel-good endorphins.
Massage therapy has been proven to do magic for backs and spines, improving blood circulation and promoting the recovery of sore muscles. A regular massage can even help restore your spinal range of motion. Combined with the right hybrid mattress and gentle walking you will be well on your way to taking excellent care of your spine. If you are looking for a reason to treat yourself, consider it granted. Keeping your spine healthy is one of the best things you can do for your well-being.
With so much of our days spent at desks our sitting postures can get sloppy. While we all want to sit comfortably, a little effort to your sitting posture can make a big difference to the health of your spine. If your job involves a lot of time on a chair, investing in the right one could be a great move for your spine. Also, getting up and moving regularly can help heaps to maintain spine strength. Get up stretch and take a quick stroll every hour to keep your spine happy.
5. Choose the perfect pillow
Just like having the right mattress, the right pillow can play a big part in taking care of your spine. You want a pillow that keeps your head and neck aligned. This will prevent movements that can move your spine out of shape while keeping you comfortable and supported. Take time to find a pillow that feels good by finding out what type of sleeper you are. This will help you choose the right loft and firmness to keep you and your spine waking up with a smile.
Taking care of your spine can be a challenge with modern lifestyles, though with these tips you will be well on your way to keeping up with the kids and keeping it healthy. It’s all about the right amount of rest and movement and having plenty of fun along the way.