Chained to the office desk or your golf game? Ten reasons your hips are aching!
A study carried out by Edinburgh University found:
* Prolonged sitting at your office workstation can cause hip pain
* Almost one in five golf players has hip pain, predominantly in the ‘lead hip’
* Osteoarthritis, sometimes called wear and tear arthritis, affects 2.5m Britons
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Do you spend too much time sitting? Active sitting may be the way forward!
Active sitting chairs encourage near constant micro-movement, which is key — studies show that we tend to be more alert and focused when we’re moving, with blood and oxygen circulating more freely. Fidgeting and wiggling are good for you.
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Are open offices outdated?
For years the open office culture has been doing the rounds of companies, since the time ergonomics experts stated that such an open environment could boost employee engagement and collaboration. However, change is constant, and this arena too is undergoing a change, as employers realise that an open office may not be the best for every employee. An open office culture is one that encourages constant collaboration and, frequent brainstorming, by designing workspaces so that people “bump into one another” and engage in open talks.
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