- Avoid aching shoulders & musculoskeletal problems
Have you ever felt aching shoulders and
stiff necks after long periods of beading? If so, read on! You might be on the verge to damaging your musculoskeletal
Though beading is not considered to be of
any form of unhealthy activity, it might cause some discomfort as you are in prolonged periods of unnatural positions. This might cause damage
to the musculoskeletal system over time.
As per any other activities, holding a
awkward position in a long period of time would cause stress on the human body.
So what can you do to minimise
You could do some simple stretching
exercise every 30 minutes of your beading work.
- Shoulder stretch (To loosen your
Holding your right side of your head with
your left hand and putting your right hand under your posterior, gently tilt your head towards the right for about 20 seconds, before
releasing. Do this for a few times and repeat on the other side of the head.
Sit upright and hold you head and back
still, squeeze your shoulder blades together and hold. Do this for a couple of times.
With your hands at your waist, look up
and arch your back and hold. You can do this standing instead of sitting.
Rotate your head in a clockwise manner for 5 times, followed by anticlockwise for another 5
Rotate your shoulders in a clockwise
manner for 5 times, followed by anticlockwise for another 5 times.
Place your hands sideway and pull your
thumb backwards for 20 seconds. Release and repeat for the other hand.
Maintaining a good posture is important during beading since you might be spending hours. Try
some of the following to maintain good posture and minimize strain on your musculoskeletal system.
Ergonomic chair so that your posture is correct
Posture Brace to prevent yourself from hunching
Use a wrist brace to maintain a neutral position
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