If you are here reading these words, you likely have back or neck pain from sitting at your desk (or maybe you know someone who does!) Although it’s unfortunate, this is an extremely common problem.
Many of us have been reminded to keep good posture our entire lives, but did you know your posture while sitting is just as important?
The average adult sits for roughly 10 hours a day. That’s a large amount of time to either do a lot of good or a lot of harm to your body. Desks and other work spaces are not always designed with the human body in mind, which can lead to unwanted pain and tightness. However, there are ergonomic tools and tips you can use to make your set-up work for you!
To help, we are expanding upon an earlier blog post and sharing even more tips and tricks to help you use good posture in those sitting hours and avoid pain:
If you have kids at home, there may be some difficulties keeping them focused with the new online school format. While posture is still very important for kids and the same tips as above can be used, the big thing we want to stress here is tip #5: have them get up and move!
Once every hour (or as a break is needed/available), lead them through this small routine:
This will give them a fun break, get them moving and ready to focus on school work again!
As always, if you have any questions or are experiencing any pain please give us a call at (602)808-8989! We are here to help and support your needs to Stay in the Game.