01 Jun, 2018

Why sitting on your wallet might be causing you harm.

by Harry Park

You might wonder that your chronic low back pain is not getting better? Then consider this. Do you sit with your wallet in the pocket? One way to assist with your back pain, could be to remove your wallet and not sit on it!

Sitting on your wallet has an effect on your sacro-iliac joint which glides together to create movement of your pelvis. A minor lift of your pelvis by the wallet will create a tilt in the pelvis to one side, which can in turn effect your spine. Because the pelvis is tilted to one side, the lumbar spine has to compensate to the pelvic tilt by curving the spine. This can create an irritation and lead to inflammation of the joint.

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