GM diet program – General motors fast weight loss plan

As the title states, this article is going to focus on a really effective diet that has considerable results in a mere 7 days of following it. Many people have admitted the results to be amazing even though it is a fairly new diet in town. What is the GM diet?   The diet was […]

Prepare your body before birth to prevent long term back pain| Newborn Care

As a mother of 4 children, I could relate very well to the following piece. Just because pregnancy is so prevalent and mainstream, doesn’t mean that it cannot have long term effects on our bodies. Let me correct that – every woman knows the long term effects pregnancy has on our bodies, sometimes the lesser […]

What Exactly Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

We hear about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome everyday. The moment your hand falls asleep and you get the pins and needles in your fingers, somebody is bound to suggest that it is CTS. However, this is because most people do not have a clear understanding of what Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is. Understanding the physiognomy is important […]

Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Prevention is always better than cure, but if you do have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, there are different treatments you can try. The most tempting option when your wrist hurts would be to pop a couple of pain killers and get on with your work. However, while pain killers will help the pain subside for a […]

Ergonomics: What is it?

A glove is made to fit a hand. It’s not meant to fit any hand, though. It fits the hand it was made for. Ergonomics is the theory that makes sure that work places and the work itself fit the people who do the work exactly that way. Ergonomics as an applied science is very […]

Safety At Work

Your first day on the job – the first time you are sitting down at the computer you will spend a good part of your life staring at. Did anybody tell you that you might be courting Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, though? Every job, no matter how safe it seems, has its risks, even desk jobs. […]

Strain Injuries: CTDs

If you lift heavy boxes all day long every day, you know what will happen – your back will be too stiff for you to stand up straight. And that is if you’re lucky. If you’re not, you will be stuck with a bad back until you get proper treatment, and even then, it might […]

Preventive Measures for Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Before we can look at preventive measures for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, we need a basic understanding of what Carpel Tunnel Syndrome or CTS is. The Carpel Tunnel is the passage in the wrist created by bones on three sides and ligament on the fourth. Through this tiny space, nine tendons pass, as well as the […]

CTS: Computer Related Repetitive Strain Injuries

Are Computers Responsible for CTS? Computers have long got the rap as one of the leading causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. There are always studies that both support and negate this statement, but it has become one of the leading reasons for missing work. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is caused by the compression of the median […]

Repetitive Strain Injuries

Most of the things we do are repetitive. Typing on a keyboard is repetitive, playing a musical instrument is repetitive, writing is repetitive – even eating is a repetitive action. When repetitive actions are not performed in a properly controlled environment and in the right way, you put yourself at risk for Repetitive Strain Injuries. […]