Perhaps in the high-paced world of today, any excuse for bed rest will do for a chance to relax and get a few extra minutes of shut-eye. Indeed, conventional medical thinking has always advocated rest to deal with musculoskeletal conditions – under the presupposition that the body would heal more effectively if its structures were not under pressure.
Modern research however, suggests that this might not actually be the case. Over the last decade, studies have looked into the benefits of bed rest specifically for those suffering from sciatic... [Read more of this article]
There’s nothing fun about getting sick; often the remnants of infection can last for weeks, even if you think you feel alright. With the emergence of more complex strains of viruses and bacteria becoming more resistant to antibiotics, it’s more important than ever to find ways to help ward off illness and boost the body’s immune system naturally.
We’ve put together a list of things you can do everyday that help your body work to its maximum potential.
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Sitting on a chair, regardless of whether it is comfortable or not, can be extremely tiring and strenuous for the muscles and bones, even if you’re not doing much.
Repetitive tasks, such as typing or physical work, can cause the muscles to tire, wear and spasm. Doing stretches and exercises in the workplace can be a good way to relax and rejuvenate the body through the day.
Here are a number of workplace-appropriate stretches or exercises you can do on a daily basis to relieve pain and keep circulation flowing as it should.
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