We're creatures of habit....so why not develop a few good ones!?

We're creatures of habit....so why not develop a few good ones!? from Balanced Bodies Port Melbourne

By: Balanced Bodies Port Melbourne  12-Nov-2012
Keywords: Massage, Back Pain, Remedial Massage

Unless you're extremely lucky or extremely rich, or both, it is very likely that your job requires you to spend extended periods sitting, standing or kneeling and often performing a repetitive action. The muscles of our body thrive on movement, it is how they grow, keep blood flowing, remove toxins and maintain length. For example, as a rule when you sit at your work desk using your computer, the vast majority of the muscles at the front of your body are being shortened, and the majority of the muscles at the back of your body are being lengthened/stretched. Normally this isn't a problem, but once you add the time frame of a working day, to the lack of movement, the shortened muscles will want to stay that way, and the lengthened/stretched muscles have been working too hard with too little movement and will have gathered toxins i.e. give you pain! This front/back imbalance or your muscles is then exacerbated when you get up to go home at the end of the day. But fear not, there are a few easy steps you can take to maintain the balance in your body... 1. Set a timer on your phone for every 30 minutes. 2. Take a moment to become aware of your posture and any areas of tension you can feel. 3. Plant your feet on the ground, take some deep breaths, and straighten your spine as though you were being pulled vertically upwards from the top of your skull. 4. Go for a walk around your office/building/yard, making sure you use long stride lengths, keeping your head up. You can of course, also make an appointment with us at Balanced Bodies. We will work together to find a natural, effective and long lasting solution to your problem.

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