The modern city life consists mostly of office work – sitting for hours in the same position and toiling away in front of computer screens. At first glance, you might say that this cannot possibly be a dangerous or unhealthy way to live. However, what most people don’t know is that such a lifestyle can lead to serious consequences, especially for your muscles and your spine.
Samitivej’s Revision Spine Center has discovered that most of its patients are office workers who need consultation or treatment for Office Syndrome. In Thailand alone, up to 80 percent of the city population suffers from this syndrome, with those in their late teens or early twenties especially at risk. Therefore, it is important to stay alert and educate yourself as much as you can about this common condition. Here is some basic information to get you started.