How to get rid of desk work pains

Neck Pain at WorkOne of the most common problems that almost all men and women who are engaged in desk work is pains in the muscles and joints. These are desk work pains which can go from bad to worse and can hamper your work. Here are some easy ways of getting rid of these pains.

  1. Select the right chair:

One of the major reasons for desk work pains like cervical spondylitis is the wrong type of chair. Make sure that you select the right chair which has adjustable height and which makes you feel comfortable.

  1. Right posture:

Make sure that you sit upright and straight and not with a hunch in order to keep these pains at bay.

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It’s Not Okay to Have a Bad Posture!

Bad postureMost people don’t realise this, but they tend to make many posture-related mistakes in their day-to-day lives. The way you sit across your computer at work or how you walk – any physical activity you participate in has to be done in an appropriate manner. If you slouch too much or keep your neck too high, anything that has got to do with your posture can have dramatic effects on your well-being.

Let us take a look at three stretching exercises that can help you maintain the perfect posture at all time: Read more

Gentle exercises for Women Post Delivery

Mother holding newborn babyYou have brought your baby home and you can’t wait to raise your little bundle of joy with and love and everything else that’s good for him. It’s amazing how a baby brings so many changes into your daily life, including a few physical vagaries. Most mothers, after giving birth, get so busy taking care of their angel that they forget the importance to exercise!

The BabyCentre Medical Advisory Board in the UK has revealed that there’s no harm if new moms do a few exercises in the first few weeks post childbirth as long as they are gentle and do not exert the body. Easy exercises for your lower belly and pelvis can help your body lose weight and recuperate at a rapid pace. Read more

Cervical Spondylitis: Who All Are At Risk?

Identifying people who are at risk of spondylitisCervical spondylitis is the chronic deterioration of the bones and intervertebral discs of the spinal cord. It is a medical condition that happens as the result of inflammation in the vertebral joints. Usually, the symptoms of cervical spondylitis do not appear in anyone at a young age. It is only after the person touches the age of 40 does this ailment progress. Out of both the genders, men are more prone to suffering from it and that also from an early age.

A study by the Mayo Clinic states that this affliction is ‘present in more than 90 percent of people over the age of 65 although some have it in such small degrees that they never experience symptoms’. Cervical spondylitis negatively impacts different parts of the body, such as axial skeleton, peripheral joints, and extra-articular structures. However, this ailment has rarely left any person crippled or disabled. Read more

Long massages – The key to Pain Relief

shutterstock_119142040A recent study published in ScienceDaily.com revealed that long-term massage therapy can help lower blood pressure, prevent colds, and enhance skin tone. In an age, where most people are undergoing mental and postural stress, this therapy seems like an effective go-to option.

You may spend an entire day in a spa every now and then thinking it’s doing you some good; but the truth is that ONLY provides relief for a short period of time. Long-term massages, on the other hand, come with numerous benefits and are, in fact, the effective key to pain relief. Read more

How To Deal With Shoulder Injury Common To Cricket

shutterstock_59517607Being a cricketer has its own perks – the fame, the glory, adulation from the crowd, the glamor, and of course the money! But even being a celebrated sportsperson comes with a price, acute shoulder pain being one of them.

Shoulder pain is a very common ailment in cricket. It happens because the rotator cuff muscles (the small muscles around the shoulder joint) are affected by the recurring action of throwing a bowl.  Read more