With this article, my aim is to assist you in learning how some simple changes in the way you do your work, utilizing ergonomic design of your workstation (especially the seat you are using) and micro-breaks throughout your day can greatly reduce the likelihood of back pain in your life.
Oftentimes it boils down to simple mechanics.
Our spine was designed to do a multitude of different things well. Unfortunately sitting for long periods of time was not one of them. While many animals share common traits in terms of the design of their spine, the curvatures in the human spine are unique. Humans are designed to allow for upright bi-ped (two-legged) movement, not sitting for prolonged periods.