It may be the most wonderful time of the year but it’s not a time without it’s health hazards. From decorating injuries, to travel risks, to elevated stress levels and the dangers of overeating, there are many dangers that accompany the holiday season. This festive infographic was created by MastersInHealthcare.com and outlines some of the dangers.
Running is one of the most common forms of exercise in the world. You can do it almost anywhere and need very minimal equipment. Judging by the latest barefoot or minimalist running trend, some would argue that you don’t need any equipment at all.
This infographic illustrates some of the more common running injuries, how to avoid them, and how to recover from them.
Some of the interesting ‘facts’ pointed out are that 36 million people run every year and that 40% to 50% of those people experience at least one injury. This is not terribly clear though. Do 40% to 50% of runners experience at least one injury per year? The infographic gives sources but no specific citations making it difficult to determine.
Most people spend a significant portion of their workday sedentary. Just because people are at work doesn’t mean they can’t get any exercise at all. This infographic shows some simple exercises that can be done while at your desk job and also describes some of the most common chronic injuries that happen as a result of a sedentary job. Common treatment options for theses chronic injuries are also discussed.
Take the stairs, take the long way, and do some exercises at your desk. This inforgraphic will show you how and why.
Are mobile devices destroying your body? This infographic illustrates the effect that using a wireless or mobile device has on your health weather it be postures used when using the devices, the dangers of being distracted by our smartphones, or even their effects on our eye site, your hearing and your sleeping. We spends countless hours staring at this mobile phones and mini-computers. How are they affecting our health?