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The Benefits of Good Posture (4 min TED video)

“Has anyone ever told you, “Stand up straight!” or scolded you for slouching at a family dinner? Comments like that might be annoying—but they’re not wrong. Your posture is the foundation for every movement your body makes and can determine how well your body adapts to the stresses on it. Murat Dalkilinç gives the pros

How to Hold Your iPad / Tablet Correctly

Following the rules of ergonomics for a classic PC-based workstation is easy.  But not so for an iPad or tablet.  Wonder why we’re coining a new word: “iPad neck”?  Follow these brief tips to avoid overloading your neck and wrists using a tablet.   You don’t want to develop carpal tunnel syndrome, nerve impingement in

23 and a 1/2 hours: What’s the best thing for your health?

A Doctor-Professor answers the old question “What is the single best thing we can do for our health” in a completely new way. Dr. Mike Evans is founder of the Health Design Lab at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Toronto, and

Fix Your Posture: An Animated Guide to Sitting Right

We found a clever clip with some useful tips and statistics about good posture, and the importance of ergonomics not only on spinal health, but general health – especially the heart.  Enjoy! Give us a shout if you need any advice.

Workstation Ergonomics

We’ve been very happy with the chairs that our friends at Ergotherapy produce.  Their website has some great resources, including a simple 8 step setup to improve your workstation ergonomics, i.e. how to set up your desk and computer.  Follow the tips below (click the video screenshot), and you’ll unload your back and neck dramatically.  Call

Sandton Health Centre Chiropractor and Homeopath

54 Old Kilcullen Road
Corner William Nicol Drive & Peter Place

Dr David Peyton 
Tel: +27 (11) 463 6989

Dr Pieter Engelbrecht
Tel: +27 (11) 463 7723

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