Housework – the dreaded hoovering

Hoovering can be uncomfortable and can make your back ache.  What can happen is that you stand fairly still and overuse the arms – pushing and pulling with your arms, making loads of effort.  This leads to bending forward, often putting strain on the lower back.  Here are some ideas to experiment with: Make the handle […]

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Children’s Posture at the Computer

I was visiting a friend at the weekend and their 9 year old was using the computer for his homework.  Whilst this looked a lot more fun than homework was in my day, it might not be fun in the long term (or even short term) for his back. He was sitting at the kitchen […]

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Wearing Glasses

When you put on a pair of glasses or sunglasses do you nod your head down to do so? And do you do the same when taking them off? No need. Instead, try keeping your head still and lift your spectacles up and over the ears. Changing these and other daily habits can help prevent […]

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