Have you been experiencing distress from severe lower back and neck pain after every day at the office? If you are a victim of stiffness, muscle spasms, shoulder, neck and back pain; poor posture, and ergonomics may be to blame. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the result of this condition and may affect anyone in their lifetime and can affect the patient's joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves, tendons, etc. Only an ergonomic expert with experience can help you understand your postural issues and help resolve them.
Effects of Poor Posture
- Affects joint alignment
- Muscular ache
- Compresses the disc and joints
- Reduces blood circulation to the muscles
Why are ergonomic evaluations important?
An ergonomic evaluation is designed to understand the discrepancies in one's posture and restore it to its normal form and function.
Benefits of Ergonomic assessment:
- Improves postural issues
- Enhances flexibility and efficiency
- Prevents injuries
What is involved in an ergonomic assessment?
During the patient's initial appointment, the chiropractor would take account of the patient's complete medical history and take necessary X-rays of the sight of pain. Based on the findings, your Palo Alto chiropractor would evaluate the patient for conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica, or perform testing for scoliosis.
Workplace Ergonomic Assessment
Poor ergonomic practices could lead to the development of several musculoskeletal disorders that could affect the health of your back, neck, and spine. Not only does it affect the health of your posture but could also have serious implication on the overall health of the patient, increasing the risk of diabetes, heart conditions, and obesity.
Bodycare ergonomic assessment can include the evaluation of individual and multiple workstations, home-office, and vehicles.
Regular physical therapy can help resolve spinal alignment issues, normalizes joints and muscle tissues, thereby improving the patient's ability to mobilize with ease and efficiency.
Call us at (650-470-0008) and request an appointment with Palo Alto chiropractor, Dr. Heshmat to find out more about our services.