What are the 11 self care tips for maintaining proper posture?
Avoid standing in one position for a lengthy period of time. If you cannot change positions, elevate one foot on a stool or box and alternate foot placement frequently.
Do not lock your knees when standing upright.
Keep your stomach muscles tight to support your back.
Do not bend forward at the waist or neck when you are working in a low position.
When you are seated at your desk, work at a comfortable height.
Do not wear high-heeled or platform shoes for long periods of time.
Do not slump when you sit.
Sit close to your work.
Use a chair that supports your back in a slightly arched position.
Sit with your feet flat on the floor and your knees below your hips.
Sleep on a mattress that is firm but not extremely hard.