It's easier than ever to find yourself slouched over a phone or slumped over a laptop for hours at a time in today's modern world.
Being locked on a screen for long periods, especially when you're not positioned correctly, will take its toll on your muscles, joints, and ligaments.
When your body gets used to being hunched over for hours, it can be easy to continue that same posture, even when you're not in front of a screen.
Here's how poor posture causes back pain.
However, having correct posture is a natural way to help maintain the health of your mind and body.
Practicing good posture will help your body stay aligned and help alleviate common problems such as neck pain or low back pain.
If you're looking to kick your slouching habit, some simple exercises and strategies can help.
We'll look at a few of them in the article below.