More than ever, people are spending a lot of time sitting each day. Between work and leisure time, a person can spend anywhere from 8 to 16 hours per day sitting. This is not good for your health! Everyone knows they should stay active to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
A sedentary lifestyle can affect practically every part of your health on some level. Some of these effects include:
- Poor flexibility
- Spinal misalignment
- Onset of chronic pain
- Lower metabolism
- Obesity – putting strain on your joints and organs
- Poor bone health – with a higher risk of osteoporosis
- Increased risk of mental health issues – anxiety and depression
- Significant increase in risk of chronic disease, such as heart disease and diabetes
Call Chait Chiropractic Center at 941-371-1070 to schedule a complimentary posture analysis and consultation. Dr. Chait will make recommendations based on your specific lifestyle needs. When your spine is properly aligned, you should feel more energized and motivated to start adding more activity and movement into your daily routine.