As a doctor who frequently sees patients that suffer from severe upper-spine problems, may I use your columns to just offer a word of advice? In the November issue of African Business you ran a story on page 48 regarding the International Telecommunications Union exhibition in Johannesburg. An accompanying photograph shows a rather attractive young lady with a telephone crooked between her ear and shoulder, leaving her hands free. This is a potentially dangerous habit.
While busy business people often have to juggle tasks, doing a number of things at the same time, they should be aware that body posture is important. Whether you are driving a truck, sitting at a desk, operating machinery or sweeping the floor -- paying attention to posture can help avoid many of the painful and debilitating problems such as pinched nerves or even slipped discs that are so common.
Dr Samson K. Smith
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