A Driver’s Job is Full of Aches and Pains
Life behind the wheel can certainly take its toll on the body, especially as you age. If you have been over the road for a number of years, you’ve probably already noticed the extra creeks and cracks emanating from your joints, not to mention the daily possibility of injury from loading or unloading freight.
Over the years, we’ve put together some information for truckers on how to deal with some of the more common aches and pains we all feel. With the colder weather stiffening our joints, now seemed like a good time to review some of these articles.
Being a truck driver can certainly be hard on your body. Hours of sitting and lumping freight can create multiple discomforts that can be difficult to treat, especially if you don’t know what to do. Appling ice or heat can help you combat and ease many of the aches and pains you develop. Here is
A stiff neck is generally the result of muscles weakening over time from poor posture or misuse. Driving for long periods of time, coupled with poor posture, can cause the muscles around the neck joints to tire and become overstretched. What?s Really Happening with Your Neck When your
Driving for long periods of time creates a significant amount of strain and stress to the muscles in your neck, lower back and upper back. A lot of this strain can be alleviated by having proper posture while driving. Yup, that?s right, sit up straight, no
It doesn?t matter if you are moving freight or just driving for your 10 hour work day, being a truck driver can leave you with a lot of aches and pains. A common ailment for truck drivers is achy knees. There are a lot of