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Advice from Our Experts: Computers

Laptop Body

With the popularity of wireless technology such as laptops, we can work anywhere, anytime. Unfortunately, our physiotherapists are seeing more and more clients suffering from pain resulting from working with laptops anywhere, anytime. Working for long periods on laptops with your head bent forward and your shoulders hunched over often triggers pain in the neck, […]

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Posture

Do you feel sore at the end of the day? It may be your standing or sitting posture that is causing the pain. The normal curves of the spine in ideal alignment, “Neutral Posture”, will: Reduce muscular work Decrease stress on vertebral joints Maintain proper flexibility of muscles, joints and soft tissues Optimize respiration Achieve […]

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The Computer Issue

With finals approaching, we thought it might improve your marks if we helped you feel a little more comfortable while you work at your computer. A few adjustments can make the world of difference to your aches and pains, even if you don’t spend hours on the computer. DO… Put your keyboard directly in front […]

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Laptops and Stress

There’s a downside to our being in a wireless world. More and more people are suffering from pain resulting from working directly at their laptops. Musculoskeletal disorders are now one of the most common causes of severe long-term pain and physical disability and are one of the biggest health problems facing mobile workers today.   […]

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