According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) statistics, on average, 95% of an office worker’s day is spent sitting in front of the computer. On average, we spend about 9.3 hours a day sitting, while only 7.7 hours sleeping.
When your muscles are immobile and not contracting, especially certain leg muscles, circulation slows down and the neuroelectrical activity in the muscles ceases, causing enzyme activity to drop by 90%.
Conventional wisdom has always been that if you watch your diet and exercise a few times a week, you would offset all of the time you spend sitting or being sedentary. Unfortunately, an increasing body of research on inactivity is showing that exercise alone will not undo the harmful effects associated with sitting.
We utilize specific strengthening exercise, stretches, spinal orthotics and gentle chiropractic care to help your body return to its natural position, providing relief from the long term effects of abnormal posture.