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Most of our patients sit for most of the day which we all know our body's are simply not designed to do. However, there are ways of reducing your chances of pain and injury at work. We have a poster below that sums up how to adjust your workstation and in addition to this lots of information and advice within this website on common injuries and now to avoid them including back pain, knee pain, shoulder pain, hip and groin pain, foot and ankle pain, neck pain, headaches, elbow pain and wrist and hand pain.
The poster below sums up how to adjust your workstation and in addition to this lots of information and advice within this website on common injuries and now to avoid them including back pain, knee pain, shoulder pain, hip and groin pain, foot and ankle pain, neck pain, headaches, elbow pain and wrist and hand pain.
We also have stretching exercises and advice pages, pregnancy advice and lots of other useful exercises including:
Sitting posture for back pain, hip pain, shoulder and neck pain and headaches;
How to find pelvic neutral for low back pain, hip pain etc.;
Training deep core muscles for any back pain, hip pain, knee pain, sports peformance;
Correct neck posturefor neck pain, shoulder pain and headaches;
Leg alignment, hip strengthening, knee cap tracking exercise for hip pain, back pain and knee pain;
ITB and TFL release for hip and knee pain;
Proprioception and balance for ankle, foot, hip, knee and back injuries and sports performance;
Foot and ankle exercises including correction of flat foot, over-pronation and Achilles tendinopathy exercises;
We provide work station assessments and office based presentations and workshops – please check out the relevant pages on this website or contact us today for more information.
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