January 24, 2017
"Motherhood is one of the top 10 most “backbreaking” jobs, according to a July/August 2016 North American Spine Society (NASS) member survey—but we already knew that. It’s right up there with driver (number one), construction worker (two), nurse (three), and warehouse or factory worker (seven and nine).
What you may not know is the best way to care for your back when you are in full mom mode. Dr. Jaren Riley, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver, says the two most important things moms need to focus on for back health are ergonomics (or position), and core strength."