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Good posture

Learn more about how bad posture can eventually cause spine problems and back pain. Find out how good posture can help alleviate backache and pain and read about simple techniques to maintain good posture.

SEE: How to sit correctly

We spend a lot of time sitting - either in front of a computer at work or on the couch in front of the TV in the evenings. Here's how to sit correctly.

Slouching a real back-breaker

Your mother was right after all. The effects of bad posture can be debilitating. We take a look at what it actually does to your body and what you can do about it.

How to sit for a healthy back

Some work is best done sitting, so the chair is and will remain, a firm part of office life. Here's how to take care of your back while sitting.

Good posture, healthier spine

Look down and take note of how you're sitting in front of your computer. Bad posture? Try to get it right before World Spine Day (16 October). We've got some exercises for you.

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Susan qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1990, and completed her master’s degree in Physiotherapy in 2013 at the University of Pretoria. She has a special interest in human biomechanics, as well as the interaction between domestic and work-related ergonomics.

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