Improving Your Posture: It May Be a Pain in the Butt, But It Will Help Prevent a Pain in the Neck!

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“Stand up straight.” A phrase we may have heard as we stood in line outside of our elementary classrooms or as we prepared to enter a family gathering with our parents. Yet, our spine itself isn’t actually straight. Perhaps the phrase should be: “Stand up curved.” Mayfield Clinic describes the curves of the spine as forming an S-shape. Viewed from … Read More

21 Reasons Your Back Hurts… And What You Can Do About It

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Wake up, eat breakfast, get dressed, and run to work. The start of every morning is a test in multitasking effectively. Yet, the ultimate multitasking is occurring within the structure of your back as you make your way through the start of your day. Your spine is a unique combination of bones, discs, joints and supportive muscles that is continually … Read More

How to Reduce Back and Neck Pain Associated with Office Work

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Ergonomic Center Program

Humans are made to move. Observe small children when a song plays. They allow their hips to swerve as they feel the rhythm.  As adults, the 9am-5pm office job at a desk leaves us without the ability to move- without the ability to let our bodies do what they need. In an article for the Huffington Post from 2017, Steven … Read More

How to Handle Knee Pain: Signs, Symptoms, Potential Causes, & What to Do

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Knee Pain Signs & Symptoms

Moving through daily life performing necessary activities and navigating through obstacles you encounter requires varying levels of exertion from your body, especially your joints. Medically, a joint is defined as the site of the junction or union of two or more bones of the body. It provides motion and flexibility to the frame of the body. One of the joints … Read More

Text Neck: How to Correct the Problem and Ease the Pain

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In our modern day society, if you don’t own a smart phone, you are part of the vast minority. According to a survey by Deloitte, an average person checks their phone 46 times a day. That’s a lot of time spent looking down. You might have begun to experience a tightness in the back of your neck, and probably assumed … Read More

4 Healthy Recipes to Help You Get Through Your Day

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Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal in order to get through your day. But what about lunch? Choosing the right food for lunch is vital to keep your energy high. Fatty and dense foods tend to cause you to fatigue quickly, resulting in a drop of productivity. We have compiled a list of healthy lunch recipes that are … Read More

5 Food Blogs You Probably Want to Follow

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Healthy eating is an important element to keeping your body happy and pain free. Sometimes, simply cutting out a certain food is the key to end tightness, sometimes its adding more of one thing. For those who might not like cooking, or aren’t particularly good at it, food blogs are a great resource for you. The good majority offer a … Read More

Working Out in the Winter: Should You Do It?

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Surprise! You probably thought winter was coming to an end… and then “unexpectedly” New York City received 6 inches of snow after a 2 week streak of 50 degree+ temperatures. All around, runners were happily taking advantage of the warm weather. If you were not one of them, you were certainly dodging them on every city block. For those runners, … Read More