Slide show: Prevent back pain with good posture
Woman standing tall and straight
Previous Next 1 of 7 Why is good posture important?

When it comes to posture, your mother did know best. Her reminders to stand up straight and stop slouching were good advice.

Your spine is strong and stable when you practice healthy posture. But when you slouch or stoop, your muscles and ligaments strain to keep you balanced — which can lead to back pain, headaches and other problems.

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