Choose a comfortable chair To avoid spinal problem and back pain, it is essential to sit on the right chair. Choose a chair that suits you and provides comfort. Avoid sitting on soft sofas, bean bags and stiff backed chairs. Ensure proper back support One should always choose such a chair which has proper back support with hips all the way behind and legs supported on the floor. This helps in equal distribution of chair throughout the spine. Drink enough fluids It is important to keep yourself hydrated especially in summers. It is essential to nourish our invertebral discs as they largely consist of water. So to keep them healthy, stay hydrated.