Dr Carrie Jose supplies 4 tricks to keep away from neck and again ache when touring

Carrie Jose

Memorial Day weekend is the “unofficial” begin of summer season – and AAA estimates that 39.2 million individuals will journey this weekend. That’s 8.3% greater than final yr, and it’s going to imply the exacerbation of neck and again ache for lots of oldsters on the market – particularly the over 40 crowd. 

So why does touring wreak such havoc on our spines?  

Street journeys, planes and trains usually contain a number of sitting and driving, which necks and backs simply don’t like when executed incessantly and for extended intervals. You’re usually off your routine while you journey, and sleep on surfaces you’re not accustomed to.  Any one among this stuff – however particularly when mixed collectively – can flare up outdated patterns of neck and again ache.