Physical Therapy Stretches for Office Workers

The pandemic has changed the way many employees work. In a survey, 82% of business leaders said they will allow their employees to work remotely for at least some of the time going forward — even after the pandemic ends. The transition from the worksite to a home office can have its consequences, with hours now spent in a brand new environment that may not be ergonomically sound. The result? Neck and shoulder pain. In this blog post, our physical therapist demonstrates stretches that can help employees alleviate tightness in these problem areas. 

This first video highlights the Upper Trapezius Stretch and the Levator Scapulae Stretch:

This second video covers the Latissimus Dorsi Stretch, Posterior Capsule Stretch, and Pectoral Stretch:

This third video shows how to do a Chin Tuck and Cervical Flexion: 

This fourth video illustrates the Scapular Retraction, Scapular Depression, and Bent Over Row:

 

Interested in learning more about our physical therapy services? Landlords can now offer PT onsite as part of an integrated building amenity with primary care and mental health services. Whether tenants are coming into the office regularly or working remotely part of the time, commercial real estate leaders are increasingly implementing health amenities into their Class A buildings.

 

Disclaimer:

The content entirety of this document is not medical advice or a treatment plan and is intended for general education and demonstration purposes only. The content included are general recommendation of exercises that can achieve best results with a proper evaluation by a trained medical professional to rule out injuries and any adverse risk to performing a movement. The videos should not be used to self-diagnose or self-treat any health, medical, or physical condition. Don’t use this video to avoid going to your own healthcare professional or to replace the advice they give you. The use of this content is at your sole risk.

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