Wrap gifts without killing your back

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(KTVI)- Back in the day, when my mom and dad would wrap gifts for the Naughton children, my mom would lock herself away. Of course we would peek under the door. We could see her sitting on the floor wrapping presents, but her back was sore.

Dr. Alex Vidan from Vidan Family Chiropractic tells us how to avoid having an aching back this holiday season.

Tips for gift wrapping:

Do not wrap packages while sitting on the floor. Wrapping packages while sitting on a hard floor can wreak havoc on your posture, and should be avoided.

Always stretch before and after you wrap gifts.   When wrapping presents, it's a good idea to 'stretch the opposites. In other words, if you are leaning forward when wrapping your gifts, stretch backward when you are done.

For additional information visit: drvidan.com

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