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 […]

Movement Is Good!

Comic with satisfied standing office worker writing something at an office desk with feet in standing position while the screen is in the background - SANTERGO

  Movement is one of the most important factors for our body. It is designed to move.   Lack of movement can seriously endanger the human locomotor system as determined by various medical examinations. Moreover, lack of movement increases the risk of developing diabetes and heart problems. Even depression can be a symptom of a […]

How to relieve back pain and work ergonomically

Secretary sitting on unergonomic office chair with a crooked back and pain in the lower back, lombal area

  According to studies and statistics, more than 60% of adults suffer from back pain with lower back pain occurring twice as often as upper back pain. Neck pain and tension in the shoulders are also common. Overall, women suffer more from back pain than men. Back pain has become a common complaint and many […]

Cross with the Crossed Legs

crossed legs on horse - SANTERGO

  Who doesn’t do it: cross their legs and lean back in the armchair in either a formal or comfortable conversation atmosphere? What feels more comfortable sitting than that! But is it really healthy?   Not at all! If you put one leg over the other, the blood vessels will be compressed and the blood […]

What is the benefit of an ergonomic footrest in the office?

Woman on office chair with one leg relaxed on ergonomic footrest and other foot relaxed on support - SANTERGO

  Ergonomics in the office is not only due to an ergonomic office chair, a height-adjustable table or the ergonomic arrangement of equipment on the desk, but also an ergonomic footrest.  While not all people in the office or home office need a footrest, it does contribute significantly to an optimally furnished workplace.  I explain […]

Outsmart Forgetfulness with Checklists

Pilot checks his checklist before taking off for the office - SANTERGO

  I used to be a passionate glider pilot; a very unusual hobby. I still remember how I had to go through the same checklist over and over again before every take-off. Every time, I ticked off the same things that I knew well. But this procedure was crucial to ensure a flight without any […]

4 important tips that characterize an ergonomic executive chair

Manager looks at DELL screen and considers planning on his ergonomic executive chair - SANTERGO

  Every boss has to cope with multi-layered tasks on a daily basis, and problems and complex situations are rarely absent. Probably many managers and bosses also struggle with one or more ailments, such as back pain, tension in the neck or shoulder area, headaches, blood circulation disorders or other common diseases in the office. […]

Roly-Poly Positive Thinking

Positive thinking helps against bad thoughts and can be practiced - SANTERGO

  Is the water glass half, full, or half-empty? With this question, you can test whether you think positively or negatively. According to various studies, the majority of people tend to think negatively.   Thoughts influence our feelings and emotions more than we imagine. They can direct our lives in completely new directions.   Are […]

Is an ergonomic wireless mouse the best choice?

Office table with popular ergonomic wireless mouse for pure ergonomics and efficiency - SANTERGO

In the workplace or home office, a mouse is indispensable and is also increasingly used in conjunction with a laptop. The mouse for the computer is available in a wide variety of shapes and designs. Unfortunately, health problems of the wrists, such as tendonitis or RSI [Repetitive Stress Injuries] syndrome are in many cases direct […]