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Good Office Ergonomics: A working example

Good Office Ergonomics: A working example

Office ergonomics is the discipline of providing a safe, comfortable and productive workspace that meets the needs of the person or people using it. We should all have a workspace that is suited to us and considers the various elements of office ergonomics. If we...

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What is office ergonomics?

What is office ergonomics?

Ergonomics is the discipline of providing a safe, comfortable, pleasant and productive work space. Office ergonomics is a branch of ergonomics that will consider the chair you sit on, your desk, your computer and other display screen or digital equipment, your...

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Best office chairs for neck pain

Best office chairs for neck pain

As a chiropractor people often ask me what the best office chairs for neck pain are. Neck pain is a very common symptom amongst office workers and so picking the right office chair is very valuable. So important in fact that I decided to use my experience as a...

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Pillows and mattresses for back and neck pain

Pillows and mattresses for back and neck pain

Given that we spend between 5-9 hours in bed each night you would expect that getting the right pillows and mattresses for back and neck pain patients would be very important. I am often asked which are the best pillows and mattresses for back and neck pain patients,...

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The Stepping Stones of Injury Rehabilitation

The Stepping Stones of Injury Rehabilitation

“I just bent down to tie my shoe lace and bang… another episode of back pain”! This is a very common sentence to hear from patients with back pain seeking rehabilitation for their pain. These episodes seem to come right out of the blue, no warning just a sudden...

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Does science support surgery for sciatica?

What is Sciatica? Many patients will see a chiropractor because they have sciatica. Sciatica is a commonly used term but its meaning can sometimes be confused. True sciatica is pain that emanates from the back and runs from the buttock down the back of the thigh and...

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What is an Ergonomic Office Chair?

What is an Ergonomic Office Chair?

There are many office chairs out on the market that claim to be ergonomic office chairs or orthopaedic office chairs. Ergonomic really just means fit for the purpose of providing a safe, comfortable and efficient working environment. So an ergonomic chair is one that...

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Best Exercises For Back Pain

Best Exercises For Back Pain

“I suffer from back pain should I exercise? Which exercises are best”? These are very important questions to be answered when helping patients with back pain. As with so many complex problems there isn’t a simple answer that is appropriate for every individual. So...

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Pain, posture and personal power

Pain, posture and personal power

I’m currently reading a book called “The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg. Early on in the book the reader is introduced to a man named Eugene, he unfortunately becomes ill and experiences brain damage, which sadly affects his memory. If Eugene is asked how he can...

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I’ve not felt this good in a long time!

“His bothersome back eventually brought his long European Tour career to an end in 2013 but, having reached his half century this year, the Helensburgh veteran is enjoying a new lease of sporting life on the Senior Tour.

“I’ve not felt this good for a long time,” declared Orr, who credits the healing hands of Surrey-based chiropractor, Stuart Robinson, for tempering those niggling creaks, jolts and twinges. “I wish I’d found him years ago.”

Article: Gary Orr enjoying new lease of life on european senior tour

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