How to select a work desk

The centre point of your workspace is often your desk. People spend up to 8 (sometimes more!) hours a day sitting at their desk. Back, neck, shoulder and arm pain along with headaches and eye strain are common workstation related injuries. Prolonged sitting causes physical fatigue as you hold parts of your body steady for…

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How to select a chair

You know that: prolonged sitting can cause or exacerbate back pain static postures increase the stress on the back, shoulders, arms, legs, and in particular, can add large amounts of pressure to the back muscles and spinal discs. The image below illustrates that sitting already places larger pressures through the discs in our back when…

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Wry Neck

Have you ever woken up with your neck stuck and unable to turn or move your neck? You may have a case of wry neck! What is a wry neck? An acute wry neck is the sudden onset of severe neck pain, it is accompanied by spasm of the neck muscles, causing the neck to…

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6 Most Common Netball Injuries

Netball continues to be one of Australia’s most popular team sports, with people of all ages and skill levels participating. As netball involves repeated fast stop-start movements, jumping and landing, throwing and catching, and quick direction changes, injuries of the foot, knee, shoulder and finger are very common. Injuries frequently occur from awkward landings, falling/slipping…

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