Breaking what’s a habit of a lifetime might be difficult, but it could help you in the long run.For those who prefer to travel light and keep everything in their pockets, there’s some bad news.The reason being, keeping your wallet in your back pocket is putting you at risk. But this time, it’s not about being an easy target for pick-pockets.
Keeping a “fat wallet” in your back pocket is doing your back, hips, neck, pelvis and even your bottom potentially a lot of harm.According to doctors sitting on a wallet creates an asymmetry or imbalance that distorts your pelvis and hips.
Having one hip sat higher than the other causes the back and neck to compensate for the unevenness, which, in turn can lead to problems in these areas.Sitting on a wallet can cause the spine to become tilted, or for the body to compensate for the tilt.
Over time, this could lead to serious problems for spinal joints, muscles and discs, resulting in serious pain and even failure.It could also cause irritation to a number of important structures in the buttocks” including damage to nerves, muscles, arteries and veins.