ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

How To Keep Your Spine Happy and Healthy?

Updated on January 29, 2017

If you want to stay away from frustrating back pains, you need to pay special attention towards the health of your spine. Otherwise, you will have to experience the negative effects associated with a variety of illnesses such as strained muscles, spinal stenosis and herniated disc. Here is a list of effective tips that you can keep in mind in order to make sure that your spine stays healthy and happy.

1. Make sure your spine rests while you are sleeping

Your spine works hard throughout the day and you should provide rest to it while you are sleeping. This will assist you to let your spine rejuvenate. In order to make your spine relax, you can think about purchasing a quality mattress along with some pillows. The type of mattress and pillows you should purchase is entirely based on your sleeping position and personal preferences. If you have neck or back problems, you should think about them as well. However, you need to make sure that the mattress and pillows you purchase offer the best possible support for your spine and let it relax while you sleep.

2. Strengthen your back muscles and abs with workouts

If you can get strong back muscles and abs, you will be able to provide an excellent support to the spine. In fact, having strong muscles can eliminate the pressure from your lower back. Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t pay attention towards workouts that can strengthen back muscles and abs. If you want to make your spine healthy, you should incorporate them in your daily workouts.

3. Purchase shoes that can support the spine

The shoes play a major role behind the support delivered to your lower back. Therefore, you need to be careful enough to purchase shoes that can deliver a supportive base. Then your spine will be able to remain in alignment, which can help it stay away from supination and over pronation.

4. Get yourself a massage

Massages have the ability to deliver a variety of therapeutic benefits for people in the long run. It has been identified that a good massage has the ability to release endorphins within the body, which is a natural painkiller. In addition, massages have the ability to increase the flow of blood within your body. They can contribute towards the health of your spine at the end of the day. You don’t always need to go to a spa in order to get a massage. You can simply purchase a massage chair and enjoy it at the comfort of your home.

5. Follow good ergonomics while sitting

When you are sitting, it is important to follow good ergonomics. When you are sitting, the discs in your spine are loaded three times more. Therefore, siting for longer period of time can give life to back pain in the long run. Therefore, you need to learn about good ergonomics and follow them while you are sitting.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)