On an almost daily basis there is a new article posted that focuses on the workplace risks of injury especially when sitting all day at a computer. Sitting for extended periods of time can increase pressure on the spine and lead to pain and pain and discomfort including lower back pain that can negatively affect the quality of life as well as overall productivity.
According to Canadian Chiropratic Association website, " work-related MSK disorders are the leading cause of work-related disability and health insurance claims of Canadian workers."
Take action today to address your lower back pain!
Chiropractic Care for work related Musculoskeletal System Injuries can lead to faster recovery and return to work for patients in comparison to standard pain relief treatment. Chiropractic care can also lower the chance of reoccurring injuries as it addresses the root cause of the initial injury and identifies self-management strategies to improve long-term success of treatment.
One of the most simple things that everyone can do to prevent work place related Musculoskeletal System Injuries is to make a point of taking a break and moving during the day. Incorporate some simple stretches into your daily routine and set a timer to remind yourself to get up and move.
There is even an app that was developed by a group of Canadian Chiropractors called Straighten Up Canada. The app has an easy-to-perform posture program that can take as little as 3 minutes a day. It’s the only FREE Canadian app specifically designed and completely dedicated to improving posture and spinal health.