Avoiding Chronic Work Related Injuries And Muscle Imbalances

work related injuriesInjuries can occur at anytime, the most prevalent being at the workplace. The reason for this high rate of injury is that people will spend up 12 hours a day, 5 to 7 days a week performing unidirectional, one way movement patterns which causes an imbalance.

The musculoskeletal system results in overuse while other muscle groups become underused. If left unattended, these injuries can become chronic, resulting in pain and dysfunction which can last for years, which results in disability or early retirement.

Usually, when one muscle group is overused, …