Does your workforce suffer from back pain?
Massage is a great way to treat back pain. In a study looking at regular, on-site massage sessions, a 48% decrease was seen in back pain and tension.
Consider these facts provided by ACAtoday.org :
- Low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the Global Burden of Disease 2010.
- Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work. In fact, back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections.
- Experts estimate that as much as 80% of the population will experience a back problem at some time in their lives.
- Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on back pain—and that’s just for the more easily identified costs
Is constant sitting causing muscle tension?
Most Americans experience neck, back and muscle pain from prolonged sitting. If office work is creating stiffness and tension, a massage is the perfect way to encourage blood flow and mobility.
Busy season ahead? Is your workforce stressed out?
When you feel stress, it impacts your entire body. You may suffer from constricted breathing, elevated heart rate, higher cortisol, and increased insulin levels. Stress increases the chances for disease and weakens the immune system. Keeping a healthy work culture is essential to employee retention and productivity. Here\'s more symptoms of stress provided by WebMD:
PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS OF STRESS
- Upset stomach
- Elevated blood pressure
- Chest pain
MENTAL SYMPTOMS OF STRESS
- Irritability or anger
- Lack of motivation or focus
- Sadness or depression