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How can I prevent pain while driving?

Driving a lot is tough on your body. Most car seats shift your weight too high onto your butt, making it impossible to maintain the natural curve of your spine. The result: more back pain, neck pain, and -- in some cases -- stiff, achy knees. The solution: Get a movable lumbar support and adjust your seat height so your knees remain level with or slightly higher than your hips. Consciously keep the natural arch in your lower back as much as possible. If driving long distances, pull over for frequent stretching breaks to prevent pain from worsening.

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