Murfreesboro Chiropractor Explains That Balance Is Key In Chiropractic Care
Your body loves variety. A variety of movements and a variety of different postures. Chiropractors know that our current society has a problem, a sitting problem. A sitting problem at work, when we travel, and even at home.
Recent estimates have found that we sit on the average of 9-10 hours per day, according to a recent piece called “Sitting Ducks” by the British Journal of Sports Medicine. With an average sleeping time of 7 hours, this leaves barely a quarter of the day for anything else besides sleeping and sitting. It’s no wonder that chiropractors are getting a little bit uncomfortable about the current state of affairs when it comes to people’s health. They know that the body does best with a wide array of different types of movements.
When the amount of sitting gets high enough, the harmful effects of being sedentary can’t even be fully overcome by regular exercise. This publication also details how even for people with regular physical activity, excess sitting still increases mortality risk in research studies, despite the presence of exercise.
So if you find yourself stuck too long in the chair, take frequent breaks and get up and walk around – a proven strategy to reduce the stress of too much sitting. It will help your chiropractor’s state of mind. Because the way society is sitting around right now, they are saying “Yikes!”