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A Case For Backpacks

March 9th, 2016

Backpacks. They’re not just for kids anymore! I recently had my own little bout of back pain, which seemed to come on with no known cause. I went to stand up one morning and all of a sudden it felt like someone had a death-grip on my spine. Fortunately, I was able to work through, …

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Backpack Safety

August 29th, 2013

It’s time for the kiddos to head back to school, so I thought I would give you parents out there a few tips about backpack saftey. Backpacks can be a primary source of neck, shoulder, and low back pain in school children that is easily manageable with a few easy modifications. Here are a few …

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Ergonomics and Microbreaks

June 29th, 2013

If you’re reading this blog, the chances are pretty good that you’re sitting in front of a computer which means you could probably use a tip or two on HOW you should be sitting in front of the computer. Proper ergonomics at your workstation can not only decrease your pain, but many studies have been …

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10 Best Tips For Snow Shoveling Safely

November 2nd, 2011

With winter clearly on our doorstep (and driveway, and sidewalk, etc) here in the metro area I figured I’d take the chance to talk about snow shoveling safety. All to often people undertake this strenuous activity without giving it much thought and end up injuring themselves in the process. Here is a list of the …

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