In our last blog post about ergonomics, we talked about what to look for when purchasing a new desk chair. We recommended adjustable desk chairs, so that they can be tweaked to suit you and your workspace. But what if you aren’t able to adjust your desk chair? Here are some easy tips to make … Continue reading If You Can’t Adjust Your Desk and Chair: Tips to Make Your Workspace More Comfortable
In this post we focus on what you can do at home to release tight muscles and increase strength in specific areas to combat rounded shoulder posture. If you often find yourself feeling slouched or hunched, we have some information for you! What is rounded shoulder posture? It describes the common postural problem when the … Continue reading Spotlight on Posture: Rounded Shoulders
Have you been looking for a new desk chair for your work space, or are you unsure whether your current chair is right for you? With so many different features and options out there, purchasing a new chair can be a confusing task. This blogpost will list some of the most important features to look … Continue reading What to Look For When Buying a New Desk Chair
We’re going to look at how we can use the ‘360 breathing technique’ to reduce muscle tension and stress. This way of breathing allows us to use the diaphragm and accessory breathing muscles optimally. It is named 360 breathing as the ribs and torso ideally expand in a 360 degree direction. This means that we’re … Continue reading Diaphragm breathing – the 360 breath
Originally created by Joseph Pilates in the 1920’s, Pilates has become a popular form of exercise today, and is practiced worldwide. What is so good about Pilates? Here are some of the many benefits: Stress Reliever Pilates requires concentration on correct movement and proper breathing. Focusing on controlled movement and breathing helps you to relax. … Continue reading Benefits of Pilates
Do you work at a desk? Is your desk setup personalised for you? What about your home workspace? Making a few simple changes to your desk and chair setup at home and work will help to keep your neck, back and shoulders pain free. Here are a few desk ergonomic tips to support your back … Continue reading Desk Ergonomics
Do you ever experience tightness or pain in your neck, back and/or shoulders whenever you’re trying to focus at work, or on long drives? Don’t you wish that you could stop this discomfort? Well, it’s possible! This post will give you a better understanding of postural strains. We will also explore the possible causes of … Continue reading Postural Strain
Do you have persistent neck pain? Maybe an annoying niggle or recurring flare ups? Neck pain can be debilitating and is one of the most common complaints we see in the clinic. In this post we are going to explore neck pain and tension, with a focus on easy changes you can make at home … Continue reading Waking up with neck pain?