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What is the hidden time bomb in your company?

The advances of technology have greatly enhanced productivity levels and enable both agile and mobile working.  Indeed, it is it hard to believe how we ever got things done in business with just the phone, fax and post!  But with all this wonderful technology, giving the freedom to work anywhere and increasing our pace of […]

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Why pain isn’t always just caused by a physical injury.

Mental health and back pain are the top two causes of sick leave in the workplace.   They can often be seen as two separate things but there is a growing awareness that they are interlinked. In my work, as well as in my own personal experience, I see incidences of physical symptoms being caused by […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis in the workplace

NRAS Publish UK Wide Survey The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society recently published their UK wide survey of Adults with rheumatoid arthritis and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis on the impact of their disease on work.   As Professor Karen Walker-Bone states in the foreword ‘employers and managers can make an enormous difference to work accessibility by being supportive […]

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Increase productivity by improving wellbeing in the workplace

Looking after employees wellbeing in the office will increase productivity in the office Wellbeing is a hot topic at the moment and indeed BCO have recently produced their ‘Defining and Measuring Productivity in Offices’ report, which I attended the launch of.  With the UK’s productivity levels greatly reduced at the moment, there is a clear […]

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Reduce Inflammation through Diet

REDUCE BACK PAIN BY REDUCING INFLAMMATION IN YOUR BODY. It is worth checking if you have the below nutrients and vitamins in your diet as these can help lower your pain levels by reducing the inflammation in your body and encouraging tissue repair.  However, it is important to check any contraindications – particularly if you […]

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Protect your child’s spine for life

PROTECT YOUR CHILDS SPINE FOR LIFE With so much time of our children’s life now being sedentary – in the classroom and then at home doing their homework or playing on their devices, it is vital to protect their spine and keep it in a healthy position when sitting, not only whilst they grow, but teaching them to […]

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Top Five features you need in an ergonomic chair

We appreciate that choosing the right ergonomic chair for you is extremely complicated.   There is endless advice on the internet and all sorts of claims by different chair companies.  This is why we end up replacing so many office chairs for our clients, even high-end £1000+ plus chairs that have proved unsupportive and contributed […]

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Active Working – the Sit Stand debate

Does sitting really kill? How do you incorporate more movement into your working day? There has been endless publicity about ‘Sitting Kills’.  This is largely promoted by a number of sit stand desk providers, and the debate continues as to whether sitting is so bad for our health. However, there can be no argument that […]

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Comfort Wherever You Go

NEW INNOVATIVE LUMBAR SUPPORT CUSHIONS So you can take the benefits of the support our ergonomic chairs provide with you anywhere you go, we developed our innovative back cushions that adjust to fit your own back shape but are lightweight and easily transportable. They are perfect for: Lower back support in cars Travel back support […]

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Preventing back pain in children and teenagers

I was recently fitting a chair for a client who blames his university days for the start of his back pain. There a number of risk factors why that might be. Risk factors for back pain in children and teenagers  The sheer number of hours spent sitting studying, with the increasing majority of this time […]

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