Most people maintain a regular work schedule of 8 hours, or frequently, even more, and suffer physically for it.
Have you ever had a great massage, then found even the same day, that you felt you were right back to where you started? Just as much pain, just as much flexibility, it’s almost as if the massage never even happened!
Every system in your body is connected with every other system. When your posture is out of alignment, it affects every other system. With lower back pain specifically, you may be distributing your bodyweight and your workload throughout the day, creating problems throughout your entire body.
The best way to reduce pain at the source if you are having chronic upper back or shoulder pain, and if you are having to work long hours, especially sitting, is to add some variety in the position of your body, as you’re working. Even if the new position isn’t necessarily posturally perfect, your body will appreciate the variety. Try sitting on your couch and taking some calls. Try standing at your dining room bar or kitchen for a half an hour and do some work. Variety is the name of the game if you are stuck at your computer for long hours.
Tension headaches can be a debilitating part of life. They can affect every part of your life, whether you get tension headaches once a year, once a month, once a week or every day. If you suffer from tension headaches, especially ones that are accompanied by neck pain, back pain or shoulder pain, then this post is for you!
There’s a lot of chatter about stand up desks, especially these days with so many office workers starting to work from home instead of in an office. If you are someone who has started working from home, or even if you are working from your office like usual, a stand-up desk might be an excellent solution to your back pain, neck pain, and shoulder pain.