Home > Seasonal Recommendations Seasonal Recommendations Seasonal Recommendations Here you will find tips and suggestions for back/ neck pain awareness and prevention in relation to the changing seasons. Recommendations will range from proper back support for snow shoveling to how to prevent back strain while gardening. As the season’s change so will stories will the recommendations we offer so check back often! Tips for travelling and driving from extended periods of time: • Always bring a lumbar support roll for your lower back and a cervical support for your neck. • Make sure you stand up from your seat and stretch as often as possible. This along with ensuring proper alignment when seating will go a long way in preventing aches. • Hydration is the key to ensuring that your muscles and spinal discs maintain proper fluidity for shock absorption. • In order to avoid blood clots, pooling of blood that can happen in your legs when sitting for long periods of time, make sure you are moving your legs as much as possible.