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Services & Therapies

Office/Sedentary Work

Sitting in one position for long periods of time is not good for the body, Our bodies need movement and without that, muscles and joints can stiffen and circulation is affected.

Carrying bags or laptops on one side can throw the body out and cause joint strain. Common activates such as using the telephone under one ear and particularly holding it in place with the shoulder while looking for the relevant papers can cause severe side-bending to the cervical spine which can lead to spasm and joint locking.

Increasingly, office workers are suffering from overuse symptons or RSI (Repetitive Strain Injuries) from using a keyboard and mouse. Regular breaks can be helpful together with stretching exercises to rebalance the affected muscles and tendons with stretching exercises to rebalance the affected muscles and tendons.

A recent high quality study has demonstrated that paracetamol is no better than a placebo in treating acute episodes of low back pain.
Drivers who fail to wear seatbelts correctly are at risk of injury according to the British Osteopathic Association (BOA). While most people are fully aware that wearing a seatbelt saves lives, the majority are not aware that the way they sit in a car plays a huge part in their personal safety.
15 MILLION DRIVERS AT RISK OF WHIPLASH DUE TO BAD SEATING POSITIONS