Sitting puts anywhere between 50-100% more pressure on the lumbar discs depending on your posture. The more hunched forward you are, the greater the pressure on the discs, which is never a good thing!
What puts more pressure on your lumbar discs, sitting or standing?
About the Author: Dr. Lonna Denny
Dr. Lonna Denny’s passion in life is to help people enjoy the best health possible so they can enjoy the best life possible. Opening the San Francisco Spine Pain Relief Center, a Denny Chiropractic Corp. in 2002 gave her the opportunity to help people recover from their injuries and get back to what they enjoy doing. Since then she has helped countless people including many professional athletes, recover from injuries to the spine and extremities using chiropractic Diversified Technique, Active Release Techniques, and the cold laser.