Sore When You Wake Up? These Three Reasons Are Likely Why

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Are You Sore When Waking Up?

You wake up. However, you don’t actually feel rested, and your body aches. Did you really sleep during the 7-9 hours? If this sounds like your morning inner dialogue, it may be time to update your sleep hygiene including position, pillow and mattress. ​ We update our phones and backup our computers often but forget to update and backup the … 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

How Massage Therapy Is More Than Just ‘Getting A Massage’

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udy Fowler, a licensed massage therapist, describes massage therapy as, “a hands on modality that can have immediate effect on the internal well being of your bodily systems and on your psychological and emotional state. Because it’s a hands on touch therapy, it’s an emotional, psychological, physical experience.” There are many benefits to massage therapy that are not commonly known. … Read More

Easing Body Pain Can Be Simple With These Products

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Too often we find ourselves sore, tight and in pain from sitting in the same position for too long or from simply not moving our muscles often enough. A quick fix is not the ultimate problem solver, but it can be a great temporary solution until you can see a professional. Below, we listed multiple relatively cheap and simple products … Read More

Back Pain – Degenerative Disk Disease & Spinal Stenosis

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Back pain is an issue affecting millions of Americans and continues to be a growing condition. According to studies about 80% of Americans suffer from back pain and it’s the leading cause for job related disability. Chronic back pain is a condition that can linger for months and should be taken seriously. It’s critical to seek a seasoned doctor and … Read More

Get Mental: A Different Approach To Pain

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Pain is a nebulous, subjective, multi-dimensional concept that can factor heavily into any injury. There are different types of pain- muscle soreness from exercise, tenderness from blunt trauma (perhaps given to you by your gracious physical therapist) or inflammatory pain indicating tissue damage. Strengthening is often emphasized in rehabilitation to support physically weak or faulty structures, ultimately to decrease pain. … Read More