Magic Ginger

A cartoon drawing of a blonde woman bathing in a yellow liquid in an oversized tea cup, which should be ginger tea. Above is a ginger fruit with the typical root shape and to the right of the cup ginger powder and ginger dried fruit. Everything is drawn in yellow, black and white - SANTERGO

  If you want to safeguard yourself naturally from various illnesses and ailments, you should have ginger in your house.   It is believed that ginger root has magical powers. It helps with a number of illnesses and ailments. For example, ginger is a good home remedy for colds, indigestion, nausea, and motion sickness. It […]

Back pain from the office job: prevention and relief

An exhausted young secretary sits dejectedly at the office desk in front of the screen with a headset in her ear and sits on an office chair with a hunched back

  Back pain associated with an office job is a common and often underestimated health problem in today’s workplace. Millions of people spend their days sitting in front of computers, editing documents and sitting in meetings, all of which can often lead to back discomfort. Not only can this pain significantly impact quality of life, […]

Not Only on the Bike: The Correct Seat Height Is Essential

Drawing of a stone carver working on a sculpture "The Thinker" by Auguste Rodin, sitting on a stone with one foot resting on a ledge and the other on the statue itself - SANTERGO

  You have an office chair equipped with a lever to adjust the seat height. Did you adjust the height? Does the height fit? How can you tell that you are sitting properly? What is your ideal sitting position? How do you determine it?   The golden rule is: your feet are on the ground […]

How to avoid back pain in the office?

Four people sitting in an office at a large office desk and working on your office chair - SANTERGO

  Back pain due to an office job is unfortunately still a widespread reality. Although the topic of ergonomics and health in the workplace is widely studied, many people still suffer from back pain in the office. One wonders if there really aren’t ways to get out of this seemingly hopeless situation. In this article, […]

Where Does My Monitor Belong?

Comic of octopus sits on ergonomic office chair and touches monitor from screen with two long arms. Two other arms are behind the office chair on the floor. On the office desk the monitor is very far away and there is a keyboard and mouse on the desk surface. With the eye level, there is a distance of 2 cm above the top line from the screen and the eyes. The scene is in the main colors of blue and gray. SANTERGO

  Several health problems related to the head and neck are caused by the monitor screen. You may not believe it but I have saved many people from headaches, migraines, or neck and shoulder pain and I really didn’t have to do much for it. It is totally normal to change the position of the […]

Why use an ergonomic wrist rest for mouse and keyboard?

The right wrist is on a brown desk resting on a blue ergonomic wrist rest filled with millet chaff and is in a healthy horizontal position. The hand grips a white computer mouse and behind it you can see an Apple keyboard.

  The most commonly cited ailments in an office work environment are back pain, as well as shoulder and neck tension. However, another ailment frequently caused by working with a mouse or keyboard is pain in the wrists, also known as carpal tunnel syndrome or tendovaginitis. Due to excessive strain on the fingers, inflammation or […]

Heat and Dryness – The Measurement Matters

A cartoon drawing of a dry office landscape which is actually a kind of desert, with the sun in the background and two skeleton office workers, one of which has collapsed on the desk and the other is crawling on the floor to the water dispenser - SANTERGO

  Do you know that in many offices the humidity is low and the temperature is too high? These are not good conditions for work ability and well-being. If the central heating is on a high level, this not only increases the risk of infection, but many people also get eye problems; or the nostrils […]

Is lumbar support important in an ergonomic office chair?

Sitting man working on ergonomic office chair with lumbar support and headrest at desk in front of his computer screen, fingers on keyboard and mouse to his right - SANTERGO

  Back pain is increasingly associated with long periods of sitting. But is sitting for hours really the new smoking and does this effectively produce damage to the intervertebral discs or even the spine? The fact is that statistically back pain is one of the most important causes of sick leave with a large percentage […]

Spine Between Mars and Venus

Comic drawing depicting a marriage of a man carrying a woman in his arms. Both have back pain, with the man it is in the lower back and the woman in the upper back under the shoulders - SANTERGO

  Back pain, strange to say, is gender-specific. Women complain about back pain more often than men, although there are pain-related Differences. Women experience tension and discomfort, especially in the upper back. In men, the pain usually originates in the lower back in the areas of the sacrum and lumbar spine. What are the causes? […]

Useful tips and concrete solutions for back pain

Lady with lower back pain at chiropractor's checkup

  With back pain, you need to distinguish between acute and chronic pain. Depending on the type of back pain, there are things you can do to help the healing process or to relieve the pain. Certainly consider visiting a doctor or back specialist if the pain does not decrease or additional complications arise. Relief […]