• Here are 10 tips for maintaining a healthy back:

      1. Exercise regularly.
      2. Maintain good posture.
      3. Sleep on your back or side, not on your front.
      4. Never cradle the phone between your ear and shoulder.
      5. Don’t overload your rucksack or handbag.
      6. Stretch and warm-up before and after work, sports or other physical activity.
      7. Follow a healthy diet and drink plenty of water each day.
      8. Invest in a good office chair, mattress and pillow – it’s worth it.
      9. Stretch your back and legs after each hour of driving or sitting.
      10. Visit your chiropractor for regular spinal check-ups to help prevent problems before they begin.