Santa? He gone. New Years seems like forever ago, and all of a sudden, it's Autumn - that's right, two whole months have passed since you returned to the office from your Christmas break.... It's April, and you're feeling it, right?
Sitting all day at a computer screen is something the human body was never meant to do. Modern technology and economy has turned the hunter-gatherer into a sedentary, button-pressing machine.
Let's examine the stats...
On the other hand, deep muscles have attachments on each vertebrae, segmentally controlling and stabilising movement. They are made of slow twitch endurance muscle fibres. They are made to hold your heavy head up all day.
Here are some simple work-oriented tips to help your poor little neck out.
AVOID POKED CHIN POSTURE
PREPARATION IS KEY
TAKE SHORT BREAKS
Speak to your WHS officer about getting your desk ergonomics checked to avoid neck injury