Headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome and joint pain are some work related injuries sending people to the chiropractor. What can be done to create a healthier work environment and reduce sick days?
Chiropractor Dr. Justin Foltz of Pittsburgh Physical Medicine tells us about the newly developed Fit While You Sit program.
Foltz explains that many people are missing work due to a variety of different pains which is affecting their mind set while they work. As humans, we are not meant to sit for long periods of time and need to minimize this down time to prevent stress on the body which, can lead to pain.
Sitting properly and standing more frequently during the workday will make a huge difference on the stress of your body, says Foltz. Some businesses are incorporate standing workstations to minimize the amount of time the body is in one certain position. If you give your muscles a break, they will reward you.