How to choose an office chair
There are many types of office chairs and many factors that influence the choice of which chair to use. Ergonomic chairs that offer better leg, pelvic and lumbar positioning have become popular, but they still have their own drawbacks.
Maintaining a fit and healthy workforce
Full Body Stretching and Strengthening Exercises: Occupational Physiotherapy - Getting You Back To Work
Correct Sitting Posture: Office
As more jobs become desk based or sedentary, more and more people are spending long periods of time sitting in chairs. Sitting for five hours a day, five days a week equates to 1,175 hours – or almost 50 days - every year. Multiply that by the number of years you work, then add the time you are seated at home and many people will spend more time sitting than in bed!
Whose responsibility is it to get an employee back to work guide?
No-one wants to suffer an injury, but it happens. However if, during their leisure time, an employee sustains an injury that prevents them from working, whose problem is it? Does the employer have any obligation to help them recover from their injury and return to work?
Paul Wimpenny, Clinical Governance Officer at Physio Med, explains more in our free downloadable guide.