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Category: Ergonomics

Lifting Technique

• Are you a labourer lifting heavy tools? • Are you a carrying your child or grandchild? • Are you packing boxes and moving house – or even moving pots around in the garden? It doesn’t matter what you’re lifting, we just want to make sure you’re doing it safely! Unfortunately Osteopaths have a lot of patients coming in saying they hurt themselves from lifting. …

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Workstation Posture Tips

Did you know that a lot of people who have desk based jobs have incorrectly set up ergonomics at their desk. This in turn creates poor habits and hence poor posture due to muscle fatigue, strain and ends up causing pain – whether it be lower back, neck and shoulders, RSI or headaches. So…

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Ergonomic Advice For Parents Looking after Babies!

Being a new mother or father is not only an amazing and wonderful experience but it can also be challenging – not only due to the lack of sleep and new routine, but it can present certain strains and pains to the body that previously may not have occurred. Back pain, shoulder tightness and awkward lifting, carrying and feeding positions all impact upon how looking after a baby can take …

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