“Computer” is a vital tool in many different occupations; however long periods of working at a computer can increase the chance of developing an injury. Although sitting requires less muscular effort, it still causes fatigue because of reduced circulation to Muscles, Bones, Tendons and Ligaments and can result in Stiffness and Pain.
Incorrect working positions like Irregular Spinal Postures for extended periods of time; sitting continuously, Poor Ergonomics, Stress, Physical Inertia, Air-conditioned environment etc are the causes for Computer Related Injuries (CRI).
Optimize your performance and prevent Computer-Related Injuries (CRI) with Healthy Computing. If CRI is not early intervened it leads to permanent or chronic disability like:
- Myo-Fascial Pain Syndrome
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
To maintain Health and reduce your risk of developing Musculo Skeletal Disorders, place yourself in GOOD WORKING POSITIONS.
Do the following to maintain Neutral Body Postures-Comfortable working posture in which your Joints are naturally aligned--while working on the Computers
Hands, Wrists, and Forearms are straight, in-line and roughly parallel to the floor.
Head is level, or bent slightly Forward, Forward facing, and balanced.
Shoulders are relaxed and upper arms hang normally at the side of the body.
Elbows stay in close to the body and are bent between 90 and 120 degrees.
Feet are fully supported by floor or foot rest.
Back is fully supported with lumbar support when sitting vertical or leaning back slightly.
Thighs and hips are supported by a well-padded seat and generally parallel to the floor.
Knees are about the same height as the hips with the feet slightly forward.
Working in the same posture or sitting still for prolonged periods is not healthy. You should change your working position frequently throughout the day in the following ways:
- Make small adjustments to your chair or backrest.
- Stretch your fingers, hands, arms etc.
- Periodically, stand up and walk around for a few minutes.
5000 years old ancient wisdom of Ayurveda has a lot to offer for millions of people to combat stress, the effects of which are often associated with skin, sexual health of the individuals. Since times immemorable, Ayurveda has been advocating many rejuvenating recopies for improving & maintaining good health, which leads to a normal and happy life thus improving the deficiencies without any side effects.
Treatment procedures mainly involve the changing of nutritional protocol & life style by which we can greatly influence our physical, mental & emotional health. While each patient should follow a regimen tailored to his/ her individual needs, the five classical procedures are meant to detoxify the human body - THE PANCHAKARMA CHIKITSA -are particularly beneficial.
Once the toxins are removed and the body is purified from doshas responsible for causing the diseases then rejuvenation procedures & therapeutic massages are beneficial.
Rejuvenation Procedures include:
A simple ABHYANGA revives body, mind, senses and the soul, increasing energy levels and thus promotes the feeling of well-being.
SIRO DHARA, in which medicated oils are streamed on to the fore head, relaxes the central nervous system, melting away all the stresses & strains.
PIZHICHIL (Medicated Oil Bath) Sarvanga Dhara/ Kaya Seka provides the ultimate rejuvenation and increases the circulation around the body
ELAKIZHI (Herbal Leaf Bundle Massage) is a highly rejuvenating treatment used to treat chronic back pain, sciatica etc.
NAVARAKIZHI (Shali Shastika Pinda Swedam) is very effective in emaciation, debility, strengthens tissues and is anti ageing.
AKSHI TARPANAM (Nourishment of the Eyes & Retina) is the Speciality Ayurvedic Treatments to facilitate and provide nutrition to the Eyes Proper including the Retina. The exhaustion, irritation, reddening of the Eyes etc caused due to over straining infront of the Computer are treated with utmost care and concern.
Modification of Diet, Life Style Changes, Breathing Exercises (Pranayama), Achara Rasayanam are advocated in Ayurveda.