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Good posture isn't just about sitting up straight—it's about sitting correctly, which requires a few more considerations than "straightness." How many times have you shifted in your seat and thought you've found the most comfortable position for reading, only to eventually shift again 10 minutes later? Turns out, there is actually an ideal reading position—and all it requires is a chair and some lumbar support.
"You need to support your lower back curve," says New York-based chiropractor Jan Lefkowitz, of Body in Balance Chiropractic. "Place a pillow in the small of your back to reduce muscle strain and take pressure off your spine." If you frequently experience neck or back pain, this small adjustment will make a big difference.