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Sleep Positions and Mattress Selection for Pain Reduction

Disclaimer: This is a podcast transcript and grammar will not be ideal, but the info is valuable! Consider subscribing to our podccast here: www.moderndeskjockey.com Hey Desk Jockeys, it is Dr. Kevin Christie with you again today for another episode of The Modern Desk Jockey. Today am going to talk about a topic I get requested […]

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5 Tips for the Tired Office Worker

5 Tips For Preventing The Tired Office Worker Cycle We’ve all experienced it, haven’t we? You get to the office, start the day strong but go to lunch and come back feeling like you need to sleep for a week. This afternoon fatigue is a common complaint, and it can affect your productivity at work. […]

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Are You a Chest or Stomach Breather?

Respiration Assessment Test (Supine) This easy to perform test will give you an idea if you are a Chest breather (Bad) or a Stomach breather (good). Chest breathing refers to breaths from the top lobes of the lungs that use the chest muscles to inflate the lungs by pulling on the rib cage. In chest […]

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The Importance of Vitamin D

These are common descriptions of people who suffer from Vitamin D deficiency. Do any of the following describe you? 1. You Feel “Blue” – Serotonin, the brain hormone associated with mood elevation, rises with exposure to bright light and falls with decreased sun exposure. In 2006, scientists evaluated the effects of vitamin D on the […]

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Can Stress Make You Sick?

When you are stressed out, your body will respond with physical warning signs. Too much stress may trigger headaches, muscle tension, neck or back pain, and sleep problems. When stress is left unchecked, your risk for disease is higher. Chronic stress may lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes. Please be aware […]

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Sleeping Habits: What may be causing your pain?

  Do I need to change my mattress? What is the right mattress? What kind of pillow should I use? Many times in our practice we get these questions and more on sleep positions and mattresses. We have some absolute thoughts on this, and sometimes some very vague answers to these questions. I will do […]

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3 Tips to a Better Night’s Sleep With Chronic Pain

Do you suffer from chronic back pain? Chances are you aren’t getting a good night’s sleep either. Approximately 65% of people in the U.S. who suffer from chronic back pain also reported having sleep disorders. Although a lack of sleep is often correlated with a feeling of lethargy throughout the day, it can also increase […]

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