Browsing Archive: August, 2014

Yoga at your workplace

Posted by Scott White on Wednesday, August 13, 2014,


Improving wellbeing and resilience to stress in the workplace

Improving well-being and resilience to stress are key issues facing many organizations (Sparks et al 2001). According to Fuller (2010), 97% of senior human resources professionals believe stress is the biggest threat to the future health of the workforce.

 

There is also a growing trend toward long-term absences of >20days, due in large part to psychosocial factors such as stress, anxiety, and depression  (CBI 2010).

 

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Chronic Back Pain: An evidence based treatment approach

Posted by Scott White on Friday, August 8, 2014, In : Persistent Pain 


Evidence based treatment approach for back pain

Initial consultation:

¨  In the vast majority of people (<90%)  LBP is benign and represents a simple muscle spasm associated with a mechanical loading incident or a muscle spasm with “central mediation” associated with psychosocial or lifestyle stresses.

¨  Only 1 to 2% of people presenting with LBP will have a serious or systemic disorder, such as systemic inflammatory disorders, infections, spinal malignancy or spinal fracture.

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