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People who suffer from back pain and other health problems at work do not take care of themselves and carry on working, according to an osteopathy association. UK employees overestimate how tough their bodies are and younger people tend to think they are infallible, the British Osteopathic Association (BOA) says. According to a survey by…

People who exercise are more likely to work harder than those who do not and will have a greater level of concentration, a consultancy says. These employees are also less likely to take sick days because their immune system tends to improve, according to System Concepts. Recent research by the University of Bristol showed focus…

People who start to suffer from back pain at work can take some simple steps to ease the problem and prevent it from getting worse, an osteopathy organisation says. Workers can take some self-help measures such as painkillers or exercise if the problem is getting in the way of sleeping, according to the British Osteopathic…

Regular movement and exercise are the best ways for employees who sit at their desk all day to avoid back problems, an osteopath association says. People should walk around their office regularly and have some fresh air and a stroll at lunch time, according to the British Osteopathic Association (BOA). A survey by the US…

Office workers who are deskbound and use electronic equipment are more likely to suffer from back pain than those who do not, according to an osteopath group. The workplace is encouraging people to be inactive so they need to break this up by taking exercise, according to the British Osteopathic Association (BOA). Complaints about stress…