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Posture Exercises Phase 2

Posture Exercise Phase 2: Modern Desk Jockey Podcast Transcription Hey, Desk Jockeys, this is Dr. Kevin Christie. I’m going to keep it real short today on the intro. I want to jump into the posture exercises phase 2 that I promised you after our posture phase 1 episode. If you have any questions on any […]

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The Effects of Sitting and What To Do About It

The Realities of Sitting Computer workstation ergonomics cannot be discussed without also discussing sitting and the adverse health effects it has on us. With the advances in technology over the past two decades, we are now sitting more than ever before. On average, we spend about 9.3 hours a day sitting, while only 7.7 hours […]

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What is Ergonomics?

What is Ergonomics? The word ‘ergonomics’ comes from the Greek words ‘ergon’ which means work, and ‘nomos’ which means natural laws. Ergonomics can thus can be defined simply as the natural laws of work. More specifically, ergonomics is the scientific study of designing the job and workplace to fit the worker, keeping in mind their […]

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The Difference Between Referred vs Radiating Pain

Many patients come in with pain located in a different area than where the actual cause is located. Very common! One of the biggest differentiators that we look for is if it is a nerve radiating type pain, or a referred pain pattern from such things as trigger points or joint segmental dysfunction. This key […]

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Breugger’s Stretch: How You Can Combat the Effects of Sitting

The majority of America works sitting at a desk. The human body was designed to move and we now know that prolonged inactivity such as sitting at a desk all day increases your morbidity for many diseases. Fortunately there’s a way for you to relieve tight and sore muscles and improve your posture without leaving […]

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What is Text Neck?

Today’s society has relied upon text messaging, social media, and other applications via mobile devices to communicate for years, but recent research has shown that the increase in the use of technology could in fact be a major cause of neck pain. With proper posture, the human head weighs anywhere between 10-12lbs. When sending a […]

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Are you cought in the “Mouse Trap”?

Is your mouse hurting your neck? Do you have right sided neck pain? Ever wonder why you have neck pain only on the right side of your neck? Do you work at a computer for a living? If you use a mouse regularly for work or recreation, you may not know it but you are […]

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How to Prevent Running Injuries with Biomechanical Assessment

Running Injuries An estimated 65% of all runners experience running-related injuries each year. These injuries often occur in the hips, knees, and feet and are the result of improper running mechanics. Our bodies are complex instruments, and when one small factor is out of line, it can cause injury and pain throughout the entire body. […]

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