Travel Tips for Back Pain Sufferers

June 24, 2009

Holidaying is one of our favourite pastimes but for back pain sufferers, discomfort while on holiday can put a dampener on the fun.

We all need a holiday to recharge our batteries, but with back pain affecting almost 80 percent of us at some time in our lives, a combination of hectic preparations, uncomfortable journeys and emotional stress can mean that travel takes its toll on the back.

Popular back advice website brings summer travellers some top back pain travel tips to help prevent and ease back pain on your travels.

Flying with back pain

Air travel can be restrictive and uncomfortable, even if you don’t have an existing back complaint.

Try to request an aisle seat where you will have more leg room and can regularly get up and move around to ease any pressure on the back. More…