Is your back shovel ready?

Is your back shovel ready?

Call a spade a spade Mulch, snow, gravel, soil – what do they have in common? Answer:  Moving these materials or substances often involves using a shovel. Whether it be shovelling soil to plant a shrub, snow to clear the driveway, mulch to enrich the garden, or gravel...
Working from home – the new norm

Working from home – the new norm

Many of us have not worked at home for extended periods of time but in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, this may be our new normal for the foreseeable future Currently, a significant percentage of the workforce is operating in makeshift conditions at home.  We find...
Back care for office workers

Back care for office workers

We are often adopting poor postures for greater amounts of time than we used to, mainly due to hi-tech gadgets including computers and smart phones. Sitting a lot in bad positions puts an unnatural load on the lumbar discs, the building blocks of our spine in our...