Lumbar Support

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The tremendous progress that we have witnessed in the world of technology over the last several decades has revolutionized how people work. Throughout human history most people on earth paid the bills and fed their families by working physically in the fields, mines or factories.

Orthotics – Healthcare or Business?

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The custom foot orthotic industry in North America generates over $1 billion annually. Originally in the late 19th century orthotics began as a remedy for tired and achy feet, but this has since evolved into a massive industry based one major principle – flat feet are pathological, and arches need to be supported for feet to be healthy.

Workplace Movement

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How many offices do you walk into where the staff are doing star jumps or squats? Or meetings where half the people may be standing? Very few, I assume. Naturally, the question is WHY? Many would say they don’t have time to get up and move and many more would say it’s not socially acceptable. Our team at Gemini Health Group would like to tell you that this doesn’t have to be the norm.

Sitting Vs. Standing At Work

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To sit or to stand? Both have their positives and negatives. Many businesses have made the move to utilise sit-stand desks in the office. A lot of research is against prolonged sitting, as it has been shown to be linked with higher rates of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, higher prevalence of some types of cancer and lower life expectancy

Balanced Movement for Your Spine – Treat Your Spine Like You Treat Your Teeth

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Most people are quite comfortable with the concept of brushing their teeth regularly. They do it not because they have tooth decay or gum disease, but because they don’t want to develop either. However, when it comes to the back, most people assume that exercise or repetitive movements should be done only when something has already gone wrong, specifically in response to pain.