Sitting, A Major Risk for Spinal Strain

Sit Right campaign launches Spinal Health Week (21-27 May) In this months column I’d like to focus on ergonomics in the office, in particular sitting posture. The 21st - 27th of May marks the beginning of National Spinal Health Week and this year the Chiropractors Association of Australia (CAA) is warning people to get off their backsides or risk the possibility of spinal damage and developing chronic disease. CAA NT Chiropractors or urging NT residents to “sit right”, an initiative designed to prompt Territorians to prioritise their spinal health and take note of the dangers of the simple act of sitting. In essence what most people don’t realise is that prolonged sitting can have health consequences, as our bodies are [...]