Ergonomics: Why and How

Today, everyone has heard of the concept of ergonomics. But what is it exactly, and why is it important? Understanding the value of maintaining an ergonomic workspace and lifestyle will motivate you to make any necessary changes and enable you to live a healthier lifestyle! Defining Ergonomics  The best way to understand ergonomics is this: […]

Preventing Neck Pain

The neck is incredibly susceptible to injury and chronic pain, with 15% of chronic pain sufferers listing it as their biggest problem. Fortunately, neck pain can be prevented. Why is the Neck Vulnerable?  The neck consists of vertebrae building from the upper back up to the base of the skull, which are surrounded by muscle […]

Simple Tips for Joint Health

Especially with age, joints all over the body are vulnerable to pain and injury. Taking care of your joints is simple, and doing so will enable you to live a fuller life; you will feel well and have the strength to engage in a variety of physical activities as you age. What Are Joints?  Joints […]

Keeping Your Back Healthy

The back is one of the most vulnerable parts of the body. We use our backs for everything – standing, sitting, walking, running, picking things up, sleeping, and more. A back injury can lead to lifelong problems. It can also have consequences throughout the rest of the body, as the spine controls how we move […]

Understanding Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is defined as any pain lasting more than six months. An elusive problem, chronic pain can severely reduce quality of life in people of all ages, genders, races, and lifestyles. 100 million Americans describe themselves as suffering from chronic pain. What causes chronic pain conditions? Can they be effectively treated? Common Chronic Pain […]

Whiplash: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Recovery

Whiplash is a common injury. However, it is often incorrectly treated due to mistaken diagnosis and misconceptions about proper therapy. When diagnosed and managed properly, whiplash victims can typically recover fully within a few months. Definition and Causes  Whiplash usually occurs as a result of a car accident. When one car collides into another from […]