When Work is a Pain in the Neck
Office-related neck pain is one of the most common ailments faced by today’s office workers. While many companies turn to expensive ergonomic solutions in a bid to help their employees, Australian researchers are saying that ergonomics may not be as effective as we had hoped.
So far, studies done by researchers from the University of Queensland have found that neck strengthening exercises have produced the strongest effect of relieving office-related neck pains. They recommend four key exercises which focus on strengthening muscles around the neck and shoulders.