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A sitting or standing desk: what’s best?

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It’s no secret that we spend more time sitting down today than we did a fair few decades ago. And an obvious contributing factor is our desk-based work culture.

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Text neck: how looking down at your mobile phone can strain your neck

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Looking at our skeleton’s alignment more closely, the average head weighs 8–12 pounds and balances on top of a relatively thin spinal column.

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Ergonomics: how to set up your home office

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For desk-based jobs, sitting for long periods of time is unavoidable, which can lead to lower back pain. However, if you adjust your office chair properly, you can support your back, legs and hips correctly and take the pressure of your lower spine.

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Don’t turn your back on back pain: osteopathy can help

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According to the University of Otago, up to 1 in 3 New Zealanders suffer from back pain on any given day, causing them discomfort, decreased mobility, and a reduced quality...

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Headaches and how osteopathy can help relieve them

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This is by no means comfortable for headache sufferers and, although temporary pain relief can be found through over-the-counter medications, it’s best to address the cause of the pain to avoid any recurrences.

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Winter Aches and Pains

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We've had some gorgeous days of late in sunny Christchurch with plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy our beautiful province.

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