Tags: Musculoskeletal disorders

Employers pay the price for novice New Year fitness fans

Injuries caused by failed New Year’s fitness resolutions are responsible for a huge spike in musculoskeletal injuries and springtime sickness absence, research reveals today.   And, according to the research conducted by leading physiotherapy provider Physio Med, over-ambitious exercise plans could give employers a headache as staff face long lay-offs with musculoskeletal injuries.   Physio…

Research reveals simple solution to help ease upper body musculoskeketal pain in the workplace

A new study conducted by Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) and the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic reveals that office-based workers have seen significant reductions in back and shoulder pain by wearing a headset for calls. In just 4 weeks, half of the participants who suffered neck ache and headaches at the start of the study (54% and 44%…

Teresa Budworth:Help make the pain go away

If you’ve ever suffered from back pain, and 4 out of 5 of us will at some time in our lives, you’ll know how debilitating it can be. Personally, I swear by physiotherapists. This comes from my own personal experience of back pain. Physio has certainly given me relief and helped resolve pain for several…