How to Prevent Aches and Pains while Working from Home

Facts About Aches and Pains

There are many people that are stuck working from home and may not know how to prevent aches and pains. Some work in their kitchens, bedrooms, living rooms, and office spaces. Libraries are closed due to the worldwide lockdown, making some people not able to have a private space to work. Statistics show that 80% of people can expect to have back pains at some period of their lives due to posture. There are tips and tricks to prevent this from happening.

Tips and Tricks to Prevent Aches and Pains

Most people sit on the floor, couch, or bed without having a firm back to it. Also, most people don’t know how much this can put a strain on their back. It is recommended that people set a timer for 30-60 minutes, and change up their position or even walk around a little so that they are not so stiff from sitting for too long.

They can change up their position by sitting or standing from their past position while always keeping their laptops or computers at eye level. Utilizing household items such as iron boards or bookshelves to prop up those laptops might help. Also, going for walks and utilizing the online free fitness videos on various websites can always help prevent aches and pains. 

Skip the Doctor’s Referral: Easier Access to Physical Therapy for Asheville Residents

Skip the Doctor’s Referral: Easier Access to Physical Therapy for Asheville Residents

The new 2025 Medicare Advantage and Part D Final Rule eliminates the need for prior authorization for certain services, including physical therapy. For residents of Asheville, NC, this means quicker, more affordable access to physical therapy without needing a doctor’s referral. This change not only saves time and money but also helps in managing pain, recovering from accidents, avoiding unnecessary surgeries, and preventing future injuries.

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When Should You Start Physical Therapy?

When Should You Start Physical Therapy?

Aches and pains, as well as accidents and illnesses, are all part of life. You may know that something doesn't feel right, but you are still unsure when should you start physical therapy? It's not always an easy thing to determine whether a hurting back or a small...

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