A recent specialist survey found that 45% of 16-24 year olds say they suffer from neck pain, which is a 28% increase from last year. This increase is mostly attributed to tablet and mobile phone usage; with technology becoming a daily accessory it’s becoming more urgent to address these issues. Joanna Cowry-Lorry (BSc, Neuroscience, MChiro, CCEP, LC) London’s leading … [Read more...] about Is Our Ever Increasing Use Of Technology A Contributor To Neck Pain?
A new survey commissioned to mark the launch of an innovative electronic prescription notification service called eScript, reveals that 93% of Irish consumers believe that technology makes their lives easier and 87% of the adult population now own a smartphone. 74% of those surveyed claim that they find their GP’s handwriting difficult to read and 43% are worried about errors … [Read more...] about Electronic Prescription Notification Service Launched For Irish Patients
Time to update recommendations on healthy use of electronic devices, say researchers, to avoid sleep problems in teenagers. [Sleep and use of electronic devices in adolescence: results from a large population-based study doi 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006748] The longer a teen spends on screen time throughout the day before going to bed, the worse quality sleep s/he is likely … [Read more...] about Cumulative Daily Screen Time Linked To Teen Sleep Problems
Cycling the Tour de France® route through Lourdes or across the Alpe d’Huez has become more of a reality for cycle lovers - thanks to the launch of ProForm Home Fitness’s new innovative indoor cycle. The official training bike of the world’s most prestigious cycling event, ProForm’s® Tour de France® indoor cycle, boasts a 20% motorised incline and decline, Real Road™ … [Read more...] about Proform Fitness introduce the Official Le Tour de France® Training Bike, showcasing ‘first of its kind’ technology
This amazing fitness technology accelerates the body’s natural response to vibration. Different poses, such as a squat or lunge, are held for up to 60 seconds and as the platform vibrates, your muscles contract in a reflex action. This makes it possible to perform a full body work-out, which can include warm up, balance, strength, core and massage, in as little as 15 minutes. … [Read more...] about Win a free Power Plate® session and find out how Elle MacPherson achieves “the body” and Rafael Nadal builds his stamina!