prolonged sitting Tag

Do you sit in the car on the way to the train station? Do you have an office job that requires 8-9 hours of sitting each day? Do you go out for lunch during work hours and sit as well? Do you catch public transport home and sit down the whole way? Do you go home and sit in front of the TV for a few hours before you sleep? The ABS estimated 10.4 million people aged 18 years and over (or 61% of adults) worked in a job or business. These workers spent an average of just over 16 hours sitting...

  Neck pain is a growing problem with the infiltration of technological advances: resulting in increased incidents of neck pain and injuries and wreaking havoc to people’s quality of life.   It has been widely accepted for some time now the increased health risk of desk jobs resulting in prolonged sitting, but the damage doesn't stop there. The practice of staring at a mobile phone or tablet is becoming so commonplace that even children are often encouraged by parents to “play games” on a handheld device exposing them to the dangers of “text neck” from a very young age. 'Text Neck' and neck pain are becoming more...