In the driver’s seat – top tips to more comfort and less tension on the road.

How long do you spend in the car each day? What about each week? Have you been experiencing neck, back or shoulder pain? If so, the way you sit in your car and drive may be a contributing factor.

Driving can often be stressful, trying to make that school run on time or heavy traffic can leave us huffing and puffing. Often when we are stressed the muscles in our neck, back and shoulders seize up.

So here are some tips to help make you stop and think about your driving position and hopefully feel less tense on the road:

Purchasing a new car with a vast array of fancy seat adjustments obviously isn’t very realistic, but with these tips in mind, you should be able to trial out some new positions which will hopefully make you more comfortable whilst staying safe on the road.

If you have been suffering from a bad back due to spending too much time on the road, contact us to arrange an osteopathy appointment.