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Mask wearing: how it can affect our neck, jaw and breathing patterns

Since the most recent COVID-19 outbreak, lockdown and restrictions are back in place again, and with that – mask wearing! Wearing a mask is part of being a responsible citizen but it can affect our neck, jaw and breathing patterns especially if we are wearing one for long periods of time. Here are some ways wearing a mask may affect you and handy tips to help make mask wearing more manageable. 

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Concussion in the Workplace

When most people think of concussion they think of collision sports such as rugby and AFL. However, concussions can occur anywhere. Although concussions experienced in the workplace may not occur as regularly or dramatically as those on the football field, they should still be taken just as serious and managed accordingly.