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Tips To Prevent Injuries At Your Desk JobTips To Prevent Injuries At Your Desk Job

In a world of high stress and high demanding jobs, many people are spending more time at their desks. In an effort to be more productive and meet deadlines, people are maintaining static postures to complete their work. This static positioning can lead to physical ailments such as increased stress hormone production, postural strain, decreased […]
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How Not To Kill Your Diet During The HolidaysHow Not To Kill Your Diet During The Holidays

This topic seems to be the million-dollar question that many people, including myself, feel defeated with right out of the gate. In realizing this, I first had to change my mindset. Let’s not look at the quality of our holiday season based on what we can/can’t eat, but rather on who we can enjoy, what […]
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Tips On How To Eat CleanTips On How To Eat Clean

Many people are searching for a new diet or the latest fad to lose weight, feel healthier and increase energy. Eighty percent of how your body looks is based on nutrition. You can work out all you want but until you change your eating habits you will not see optimal results. Clean eating is a […]
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Kinesio Taping: What is it?Kinesio Taping: What is it?

What is Kinesio Taping? You have most likely seen a professional athlete on your favorite sports team or a stranger at your local grocery store with a piece of colored tape on their body. Do you wonder what it is? It is most likely Kinesiology Therapeutic tape or KT Tape for short. KT Tape is […]
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Virtual Reality is REAL RehabVirtual Reality is REAL Rehab

Can virtual reality and dual tasking be part of your ACL rehabilitation? Yes, your ACL and other rehabs can incorporate virtual reality activities at all phases of the rehabilitation process as well as dual-task activities in order to be more successful. Okay, here’s a couple of quick definitions: Virtual Reality Exercises: Doing any exercise with […]
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The Most Commonly Asked QuestionThe Most Commonly Asked Question

What is the most common question I am asked? Over the years, I have been asked many questions covering many different topics. Questions ranging from what pillow or mattress is most recommended, whether to use ice or heat, my opinion on CBD products, and more. The one question I have been asked more than any […]
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Car Accidents: Whiplash RecoveryCar Accidents: Whiplash Recovery

Imagine that while waiting at a stop light in your car you look into the rearview mirror only to see a car barreling at you without any indication that it’s going to stop. You instantly tense up as it impacts the back of your car and your head moves forward and backward possibly hitting the […]
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How To Stretch Your Neck And Shoulders At Your Desk JobHow To Stretch Your Neck And Shoulders At Your Desk Job

Many people who work while sitting at a desk eight or more hours a day complain of neck, shoulder and mid-back pain after a long day at work. Aches and pains through these regions tend to arise due to poor posture while sitting at our desks. The muscles through our neck and back of our […]
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Which Backpack Should You Choose This Year?Which Backpack Should You Choose This Year?

Did you know that wearing a backpack wrong or choosing the wrong type of backpack can lead to lower back pain in children and teens? Studies over the years have started paying more attention to the proper use of backpacks in school, due to the frequency of increased low back pain being reported to doctors. […]
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Back Injuries: How To Prevent And What To Do If You Get OneBack Injuries: How To Prevent And What To Do If You Get One

“I tweaked my back or my back hurts,” most of us said it and experienced low back pain at one time or another in our lives’. September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month and no better time than now to talk about prevention and what to do if you do hurt your back. The […]
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