New research carried out for Southern Cross Health Society shows the overwhelming majority of New Zealanders suffering from joint, neck or lower back pain are not doing anything about it(1).
80% of kiwi’s have or will experience neck, back or joint pain(2), with 1 in 5 in the workplace currently experiencing pain. Only around a quarter of these people are taking any action to improve it(3).
Joint, neck, and lower back pain is a large financial burden on employers as it accounts for one in four sick days with desk workers(1).
Beat Back Pain in The Workplace
This is a simple 30-minute workshop (that can be conveniently done at your office) that will arm your staff with practical action they can start today to improve posture and minimize pain.
Attendees of the workshop will:
- Learn simple tips to improve posture in the workplace, including how to pick the right desk & chair.
- Find out how to reduce pain faster & stay that way allowing them to be more productive and have a better quality of life.
- Have a better understanding of why posture is important.
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr Roz has practice's in both Wellington CBD and Paremata.
(1)Summers, S., 2013. Wellness In The Workplace. [PDF] Wellington: BusinessNZ. Available at: [Accessed 16 April 2020].
(2)Craft, J., Gordon, C., Huether, S., McCance, K., Brashers, V. and Rote, N., 2019. Understanding Pathophysiology. Australia: Elsevier.
(3)New Zealander Physical Therapy Association (2012) Most New Zealanders Live with Low Back Pain – and Don’t Seek Treatment. [Online] Available from: http://www.apta.org/Media/Releases/Consumer/2012/4/4/ [Accessed 16 April 2020].