Has modern day life in the office led to potential health problems?

An interesting article has recently been featured on the Metro website titled “Is sitting uncomfortably killing you? Tips to avoid Back Pain the office”

The article discusses how the average Brit is said to sit down for between 9 and 14 hours a day. It is surprising how some health issues which people would not associate with an office environment such as Deep Vain Thrombosis have seen a rise in recent times.Simple tips such as getting up and speaking to a colleague instead of emailing them can minimize the risk.

The tips may be simple, but in this modern world of being able to do everything from a desk it is good to be reminded that we need to  regularly get up and move around as well as making sure we when do sit down we do it comfortably to prevent back pain.