The Best Office Chairs to Avoid Back Pain Fun fact, an average desk worker will spend almost 1700 hours a year in front of a computer screen. That’s a long time staring at a glowing rectangle. Apart from getting up, stretching or walking every 30 minutes to an hour, it’s important to make sure your … [Read more...] about The Best Office Chairs To Avoid Back Pain
The relationship between stress and musculoskeletal dysfunction is well documented but we often forget to address stress as part of the management of pain. In a world where we are expected to do more and more and people seem to be busier and busier there is a real need to look at our stress levels … [Read more...] about How To Manage Stress Levels and What You Can Do To Reduce Them
Our Occupational Therapists Erin & Jacque are doing the Hawaiian Walk for Women’s Cancer A 35km walk to raise much needed funds for cancer research. All proceeds will benefit the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. Walking 35 kilometres is tough. Seeing loved ones … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Walk for Women’s Cancer
How to Avoid Muscle Strain at the Gym New Year, new you right? Every year Jan/Feb shows a spike in gym memberships as people take the first steps to for-filling their new year’s resolutions. Stats show that up to 80% of the gym memberships that bloomed in Jan/Feb will be cancelled 5 months into the … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Muscle Strain at the Gym
What happens to your body when you are sick (and why you need to be careful) There’s not much you can do to avoid the flu if it’s going around your office. Before you know it, you’re waking up with a fever and feeling achy. … [Read more...] about What happens to your body when you are sick (and why you need to be careful)
There you are, back in familiar surroundings, gripping your coffee cup, your one life raft in an ocean of desks and paperwork. The work year is back in full swing and you have resolved to be a better you thanks to your 2019 mood board. Of course, at the top of your list (as with many of us) is to be … [Read more...] about NY resolutions for your spine!
Christmas and New Year 2019 have flown by and it’s not long before we start getting ready for kids to go back to school. And although they can look adorable in their school uniforms, it’s important not to forget the importance of backpack ergonomics to help avoid back pain, and to prevent structural … [Read more...] about The importance of Backpack Ergonomics
How to Avoid a Sore Back on Long Trips It’s Christmas time which often means bundling up the family for a road trip, getting back into favourites of “eye spy” or “are we there yet???” Or maybe you’re lucky enough to be jetting off somewhere around the globe for an exciting New Year’s Eve adventure? … [Read more...] about How to Avoid a Sore Back on Long Trips