You have learn how to have a good sitting posture when at your desktop computer. But you may not be aware the wallet in your back pocket may undo everything you are doing to assume a good sitting posture. Have you ever wondered if your wallet may be contributing to your back pain? If you carry a thick wallet with lots of credit cards, business cards and coins that make it more than half an inch thick behind your back pocket, this article may surprise you.
COULD YOU BE SITTING ON THE PROBLEM
Constantly keeping your wallet, which sometimes may be over an inch thick, in your back pocket it is like putting a wedge throwing out your pelvis and posture in general. You may not realize it makes your sitting lopsided as you would tend to lean away from the wallet to put more weight on your other pelvis. Some back experts suggest this may lead to sciatica or even neuropathy (a feeling of numbness).
DON’T TILT YOUR FOUNDATION
Your pelvis is to your spine what your foundations are to your house: the base on which everything else is built.
A twist in your pelvis can not only cause lower back problems, but it can cause problems all the way up your spine, your neck and head, as the rest of you body compensates for the distortion caused by the wallet.
In fact, this spinal posture distortion can affect not only cause muscle imbalance on your spine but your nervous system. We know that every Eventually, it can affect much more than just your back.
The chart on the right is spinal nerve organ chart which shows how the brain communicates with the rest of the body. Spinal distortion may put unnecessary pressure of the nerves that supply the bladder, reproductive organs, the intestines, kidneys, etc- it can affect your health.
STOP SITTING ON IT!
So to get a good sitting posture and better health, get that wallet out!
Swap it from your back pocket into the front, and your body will thank you for it.