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Here’s a simple trick to improve your posture and reduce your risk of back pain.

Simply sit on upright with your weight going through your sitting bones.sitting-bones

This puts your pelvis and low back in a neutral position, reducing strain on your joints and muscles.  It also protects your sacro-iliac joints (SIs) which are found in your pelvis.  Sitting in a slouched position can put a lot of pressure on the sacrum and SIs and may result in pain.

This video explains how to find your sitting bones:

Remember that you still need to take regular breaks from sitting – try to get up and move every hour.