musculoskeletal disorders

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    Treating and preventing musculoskeletal disorders while self-isolating

    The effects of the coronavirus crisis are being felt across the world. In the UK, the government has put social distancing measures in place and ordered many businesses to close in order to minimise human contact, slow the spread of the virus and relieve the strain on the NHS.

    By Mark Fletcher, Physio Med on 12 May 2020

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    The best standing desk mats

    Find the right accessory for your stand-up desk, with these standing desk mats all tried and tested over a period of weeks in our offices at Hammersmith.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 December 2019

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    GPs to do consultations using stand-up desks in health trial

    GPs are trialling stand-up desks in a study investigating the health impacts of reducing sedentary working.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 22 November 2019

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    Five exercises to strengthen muscles and help prevent back pain

    A new campaign has launched a website to help office workers take control of their back pain and to pay more attention to the dangers of sitting.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 14 November 2019

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    “Sit less – move more often”: scientists’ secret to longer life

    The secret to a healthy life may be constantly debated but “sit less – move more often” is the tip from two scientists after their study of 36,000 people showed that sitting for 9.5 hours a day increased the likelihood of premature death.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 27 August 2019

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    The future workforce: augmentation, not just automation  

    The speed of evolution within artificial intelligence and automation is exciting, yet for companies seeking rapid improvements in productivity, the ROI model is just not adding up.

    By Andreas Koenig on 19 August 2019

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    Musculoskeletal disorders: back at it

    With 31 million days lost to musculoskeletal conditions in the UK every year, protecting your back – or the backs of your employees – has never been more important.

    By Mark Fletcher, Physio Med on 25 July 2019