According to recent research, more days of work are lost to back, neck and muscle pain than any other cause.
With many of us working harder and longer hours than ever before, it’s no surprise that our bodies – and our ability to lead normal lives – are suffering.
If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of men or women in the UK with back trouble, we recommend the following self-help tips to break the back pain cycle in just your lunch break:
Keep your lunch technology free
It can be tempting to spend your lunch break catching up on social media, checking your personal email and responding to text messages, but this activity is only adding to your back trouble. Long periods of neck flexion when staring down at a phone or tablet screen can lead to stiffness and aches. The human body just simply isn’t designed to hold this position for a long period of time. Aim to spend your break...