Office Ergonomics: A Summary of Design Considerations

I am often asked how to properly set up an office space so that it is ergonomically better. Here is a list of things to consider when setting up your office space to make the office ergonomics better. Computer workstations: The monitor & keyboard positions, lighting and seating are especially important in preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders & eye discomfort. These aspects should be taken into consideration to prevent discomfort &/or injury. - Neutral posture at the keyboard & mouse-arms comfortably at the sides, elbows approximately at 90 degrees, forearms parallel to floor, knees slightly below hips & wrists straight - Chairs [...]

4 Ways to Strengthen Your Back

Many underestimate how essential back muscles are for basic everyday movement. As part of the core of the body’s muscular system, your back muscles are literally involved in every move that you make. They help bear the stress of standing and walking upright, as well as turning, bending, and twisting your body. Back muscles are also key players when it comes to protecting the spine. This means that maintaining a strong and healthy back is essential in preventing serious injury. If you suffer from back pain, there’s a good chance that your back muscles are imbalanced. Strengthening your muscles will help to [...]

Benefits of Going to a Chiropractor

Benefits of Going to a Chiropractor Living with pain is tough. On some days, you feel like you’re in control and can handle whatever your body throws your way. Then some days all you want to do is stay in bed. You may try to alleviate these issues with medications, but these can have undesirable side effects. In an attempt to get your life back, you look for any answers. Maybe you thought about seeing a chiropractor before, but were unsure of how it could benefit you. The benefits of going to a chiropractor can help you more than you might [...]

3 Tips for Proper Computer Posture

One of the most common forms of back and neck pain comes from repetitive movements. The stress that builds up from performing the same activity over and over again - like typing on a keyboard or sitting with the same posture at a computer - is compounded by the fact that most people don’t have a self-care routine.   Part of the reason for this personal negligence has to do with the pressures of work. When you have a lot do, and deadlines are looming, the last thing you want to do is take a casual 15-minute stretch every couple of [...]

By |2019-01-21T18:10:56+00:00October 1, 2018|Chiropractic, Chiropractic Treatment|0 Comments

How a Chiropractor Can Help with Your Headache

Headaches are extremely common but ironically, they can be challenging to diagnose as well. There are a few different types of headaches - some of them happen just once, some occasionally, and some more frequently. There are those that are dull and throbbing. Some cause nausea. Others still leave sufferers in debilitating pain for hours. When you suffer from a severe headache, what do you usually do? Do you just try to carry on with your routine? Do you lie down in the dark? Do you immediately reach out for a pill and wait for it to wipe the pain away? [...]

By |2018-08-20T16:27:22+00:00August 1, 2018|Chiropractic, Chiropractic Treatment|0 Comments
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