How to Prevent Office-Related Neck & Back Pain

Women working in an office

It’s never good to be uncomfortable at work. When at work, we often spend 8 hours (or more!) and sometimes even consider it our home-away-from-home. Many of us are workaholics, and often times we bring our work stresses home with us. It’s also possible to develop pains specific to spending long hours doing whatever job you happen to be doing, and to track that home with you.

The big problem with work and office-related pains is that if you develop them from office habits, they can crop up quickly but be hard to get rid of. In the same way as sleeping on your shoulder wrong, it can take much longer to be rid of a pain than to develop it. So it’s better to avoid those pains entirely! Here are some great ways you can avoid developing office pains:

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Beating the Heat During Your Summer Activities

It’s important any time of year to try to stay as active as you can. While it’s easier to stay inside when it’s cold out, looking outside during a beautiful sunny day can be heartbreaking if you’re staving off physical activity due to the heat. Even just a little bit of moving around can help you stay healthy, especially if you have a sedentary lifestyle or job. Taking a little bit of precautionary steps can help you stay safe even during the hottest of weathers.

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Surviving the No Good, Horrible Spring Allergy Season

Purple Spring Flowers

This year has been extremely bad for a lot of allergy sufferers. Blooms have just begun, leaving a ton of pollen to begin circulating into the air. Lots of people are suffering through the symptoms of seasonal spring allergies. Here are some tips to help you through the worst of it:

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Avoiding Stiff Necks & Backs: 3 Stretches You Can Do at the Office

Stretching at the Office

Sitting for long periods in the office can be a terrible strain on your back, neck, and arms. To avoid that kind of ongoing strain, take a few minutes out of your break time to stretch. When you feel stiff or sore, stand up and try out a few of these office-friendly stretches to help limber up your back and neck and keep you out of spinal misery.

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Sickness in the Summer? Watch out for Summer Illnesses

Beach in the Summer

When someone gets sick in the summer, whether it’s with the common cold or flu, we often ask “who gets sick in the summer?” Just because it isn’t flu season, doesn’t mean it’s impossible to get sick in the summer. In fact, there are possibly even more places that you can pick up a sickness from in the summer than in the winter. Continue reading Sickness in the Summer? Watch out for Summer Illnesses