Sitting at a desk every day can cause many symptoms and issues with your body, especially considering many of us don’t have the best posture to begin with. This is why stretches are so important!
Why Is Stretching Important?
Leaning forward and rounding the shoulders can cause pain, headaches, tension, and tightness in your back, neck, and shoulders.
Recent studies have shown that regular stretching helps relieve neck and shoulder pain and can also increases productivity. Stretching not only reduces pain and tension, but can also give you eyes a break and rest and your entire body.
The above stretches are our selection of stretches for office workers. We recommend adding a group of stretches to you daily maintenance regime
Our back is the area between our neck and hips on the posterior of our body. Our spine runs the length of the back and creates the indentation running through the back. The main group of muscle in the back associated with movement are trapezius, latissimus dorsi, rhomboid major, rhomboid minor, levator scapulae and the erector spinae muscles
Back pain is a common medical condition, generally benign in origin.