Office Workout: 5 Exercises To Do At Your Desk
Is computer work a literal “Pain in the neck?”
Are headaches “normal” for you?
Sitting for long periods can cause muscle tightness and imbalances that lead to spinal issues and pain. In some instances these imbalances result in a distorted posture called upper cross syndrome and can even contribute to early arthritic degeneration in the base of the neck. (Learn more on how this contributes to our stress level)
As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, there are some simple exercises you can do help counter the stress of sitting all day and aid in preventing the structural imbalances.
Click on the links below to view a video demonstration of simple exercises you can do while seated at your desk.
These exercises performed 2-3 times a day on a regular basis can go a long way helping to keep you feeling good!
If you are experiencing some type of neck or back pain, go easy with the exercises and if in a week they are not helping, call our office at (314) 731-4383 to schedule an appointment; your condition could be more than just muscular.Disclaimer: This article is not intended provide chiropractic/medical diagnosis, advice, opinion, treatment or services. It is intended to provide generalized educational information and should not be substituted for professional care. We are not responsible for any advice, treatment or diagnosis you obtain from this information.