With the current situation unfolding a lot of our patients are continuing to work from home to help stop the spread of covid-19. It is imperative for those who are to make sure they are taking good of themselves! A common issue we are seeing in the clinic is neck and back pain which is strongly related to prolonged periods of inactivity!
It is important to remember that increased time spent in static, sedentary positions can lead to unwanted stress and load on your joints along with other structures through your body. Consequently, this can lead to tight muscles, pain and headaches just to name a few.
In order to prevent this from occurring we have come up some key points to ensure your workstation set up is optimally suited for your body.
If you have any questions with the above tips or are in pain, please give us a call and we can arrange an appointment with our physiotherapists to help ensure you work pain free from home!
Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Melbourne University. Since then, he has had over 21 years of experience as a physiotherapist and is also a qualified D.M.A. Clinical Pilates Practitioner.