Category: UK health issues

Is the inability to switch off after work damaging our health?

A recent article reports that many people are putting their mental and physical health at risk by not being able to “Switch off” when they get home from the office by continuing to work in the evening. “A study by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) showed that people are doing more than two extra […]


Has modern day life in the office led to potential health problems?

An interesting article has recently been featured on the Metro website titled “Is sitting uncomfortably killing you? Tips to avoid Back Pain the office” The article discusses how the average Brit is said to sit down for between 9 and 14 hours a day. It is surprising how some health issues which people would not […]


The worst styles of shoes for your feet

Boots WebMD have recently posted an interesting slide show highlighting some styles of shoes that can cause problems with feet if worn on a regular basis or over prolonged periods of time. They have provided helpful alternatives or solutions which could help prevent foot pain in the future. Visit http://www.webmd.boots.com/foot-care/ss/slideshow-worst-shoes


Is Technology a new form of preventing back issues in the future?

Technology giant Philips have developed a new computer monitor which can prevent you from slouching whilst at your desk. The new Philips Ergo sensor monitor has built in ‘eye tracking’ which can keep tabs on how far you are away from the screen and how you are sitting. Will this sort of technology help prevent […]


The key to a perfect night’s sleep

Interesting article from the Telegraph on ‘The Key to a perfect night’s sleep’ The article offers advice and tips to achieve a good night’s sleep as insomnia is a very common problem. Visit www.telegraph.co.uk and search for ‘perfect sleep’ to find the article.   Many of us know the common ‘cures’ to get off to […]


Another footwear related issue-High Heels can ruin the way you walk

The Daily Mail has once again highlighted the importance of wearing the right footwear, this time focusing on high heels. The shoes in the firing line this time are the Celebrity and Fashion favourite- High Heels. It has been claimed that wearing heels for prolonged periods of time without a sufficient period of rest from […]