It’s National ‘Safe work month’ this October, so create some healthier work habits that your back will thank you for with some ‘physio approved’ advice.
On any given day in Australia, one quarter of our population is suffering some degree of back pain, and nearly 80 per cent of adults in Australia will experience back pain at some time during their lives.
Are you among them?
Research by the University of Sydney found that one third of all work related disability, world-wide, was from low back pain linked to workplace factors.
So I’ve teamed up with the Workscore’s Wellhub team to bring you some simple steps to combat back pain while you work!
If you sit at a desk a lot, you really must move often. Moving for 2 minutes every half hour is the gold standard. But that doesn’t mean you have to get up from your desk!