The clocks have gone back, half term is over and the countdown to Christmas is underway. For many people this means one thing starting the Christmas shopping.
In the good old days this meant hours of parading around shops coming up with ideas and finding the perfect gifts. However, in the digital age we live in, it means opening up the laptop and spending the hours searching online for the perfect gifts.
If you are an online shopper then our chiropractors want to remind you that shopping from the comfort of your own home can have its own hazards. In particular hunching over you laptop on your sofa or sitting with bad posture in front of your PC can be harmful to your back.
Before starting on your online Christmas shopping be sure to set your self up to maintain good posture and reduce the risks of back pain.
Our Pain Prevention page on our website has a great video you can watch to ensure you maintain a good posture when using your computer. Take some timeout now to watch it and keep your back safe.