Good posture is essential in protecting your back against injury and long-term damage. It is an incredibly powerful tool in the battle against back pain and will speed up the recovery process too. If you have ever had back pain you will acutely feel the importance of sitting correctly!
The below image gives you an idea of what happens to our discs when we slouch (the spine pushes down on the discs, causing a bulge)
If this is done repeatedly, over time it can increase the risk of slipped, bulging or degenerated discs, and create tension build up in the muscles, all contributing to pain. If you have a back issue, this will delay your recovery.
We slouch either because:
If you employ more than 5 people, The HSE DSE 1992 Act requires WSA’s (workstation assessments) to be done for remote workers, all new employees, for any reported issues or change in an employees health (ie injury or pregnancy), and whenever there has been a desk move.
Why Inspired Ergonomics
We meet and exceed the HSE DSE Act guidelines. We don’t just provide a standard workstation assessment, we will also look at your overall risk factors and lifestyle and recommend further steps to prevention and recovery, for instance, specific exercise, nutrition, and physiotherapy. In this way, we really get to the root of the problem.
Inspired Ergonomics, through expert in-depth knowledge and experience, are able to provide extremely effective ways to correct and prevent back pain issues for long-term benefit, keeping you stronger and healthier for longer.
We know the science behind comfort, including specialist biomechanical, anthropometric and psychosocial expertise, and adapt our solutions according to each individual’s own particular requirements. These disciplines combined allow us to quickly assess any risk factors and provide solutions.
The benefits of our consultations are:
We can demonstrate that healthier, happier and nurtured employees perform better, are more dedicated, loyal and become evangelists for your brand. With our focus on desk space and comfort, we free your employees’ minds from any pain distractions that keep them working to their full potential, easing the distress and discomfort that back pain can cause.
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