By placing particular parts of your body in certain positions, you’re able to increase the length of your muscles. As a result, a reduction in general muscle tension is achieved and your normal range of movement is increased.
The benefits of an extended range of movement include:
Ø Increased comfort
Ø A greater ability to move freely
Ø A lessening of your susceptibility to muscle and tendon strain injuries
Along with an extended range of movement, a regular stretching program will also help:
Ø To improve posture
Ø Develop body awareness
Ø Improve co-ordination
Ø Promote circulation
Ø Increase energy
Ø Improve relaxation and stress relief
The SOCSO Health Screening Programme (HSP) was announce during the 2013 Budget by YAB Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Abdul Razak on 28 September 2012.The HSP is a health screening programme which will be offered to all active workers contributing to SOCSO who attain 40 years of age.
The Social Security Organisation (SOCSO) of Malaysia was established in 1971 under the Ministry of Human Resources (formerly known as Ministry of Labour) with the aim to administer, enforce and implement the Employees’ Social Security Act, 1969.