As we transition from the relaxed pace of summer to the hustle and bustle of the school and work routines, it’s important to be aware of the potential injuries that can occur during this period. From students carrying heavy backpacks to professionals spending long hours at desks, these changes can take a toll on our bodies. In this blog post, we’ll discuss common injuries associated with going back to school and work and how Movement Theory Physical Therapy & Wellness can provide the support you need.
Common Injuries for Students:
1. Backpack-Related Strain: Carrying heavy backpacks improperly can strain young spines and shoulders.
How Movement Theory Can Help: We offer assessments and guidance to ensure students wear backpacks ergonomically and address any resulting discomfort.
2. Sports Injuries: As students return to sports and physical activities, they may experience injuries like sprains, strains, or overuse injuries.
How Movement Theory Can Help: Our physical therapists specialize in sports injury rehabilitation and prevention, helping students stay active and healthy.
Common Injuries for Working Professionals:
1. Desk Posture-Related Pain: Long hours at a desk can lead to back, neck, and shoulder pain due to poor posture.
How Movement Theory Can Help: We provide posture assessments and ergonomic recommendations, as well as exercises to alleviate discomfort.
2. Repetitive Strain Injuries: Repetitive tasks, such as typing, can result in conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome or tendinitis.
How Movement Theory Can Help: Our team can develop strategies to manage and prevent repetitive strain injuries through exercises and ergonomic adjustments.
Contact Movement Theory Physical Therapy & Wellness:
If you or your child are experiencing any of these common injuries as you transition back to school and work, Movement Theory Physical Therapy & Wellness is here to help.
Our expert physical therapists are dedicated to providing personalized care and effective treatments to help you or your child recover, stay pain-free, and thrive during this busy season. Don’t hesitate to reach out to schedule an appointment or learn more about our services. We look forward to supporting your health and well-being as you embrace the challenges of the school and work year ahead.