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The stretches below can be used before the onset of a headache to relieve muscular tension in the shoulder and neck area, during the onset of symptoms, or after a headache for general neck well-being and to avoid repeated headache onset due to tight neck musculature or poor ergonomics.   These stretches aren't just for headaches. They are particularly good for office workers who generally carry a lot of tension in the neck, chest, shoulder and forearm area due to their prolonged sitting, screen use and repetitive typing. In saying that the general population too will benefit from the below stretches. Hold each...

Do you spend 8-9 hours a day working on a desk? Do you often have lower back pain, shoulder pain, or neck pain at the end of the day? [caption id="attachment_7170" align="alignright" width="378"] Credit: University of Western Australia[/caption]   There is growing evidence that there needs to be suppleness in the way we sit at computer workstations. While there is not one correct way to sit at a workstation, seating should support postures that can be changed frequently within a comfortable range throughout the day. It should accommodate the: work being done visual demands workers’ individual differences.   Every individual should trial different positions to work the...

The typical modern lifestyle means more sitting, with the consequence of weakness through the body’s most powerful structures. Boost your strength and functional movement with these tips.   Within the 21st century lifestyle, excessive sitting is become evermore frequent. Most of us go to work and sit behind a desk or at the controls of machinery, before coming home and spending the night on the couch watching your favorite television series on Netflix. The dangers of sitting to your health have been well-documented in recent times. This article aims to address another aspect of your livelihood that sitting is affecting: your posterior chain. Take...