• MARCH 5, 2014
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    Shoveling Snow

    Shoveling Snow Here are a few tips to help prevent injury while shoveling your driveways this winter: 1) Don’t let the snow pile up: Keep your eyes on the weather reports to find out if there will be several days of snow.  Frequent shoveling allows you to move smaller amounts of snow at once. 2)

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    • MARCH 5, 2014
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    Driving Ergonomics

    Driving Ergonomics If driving a vehicle is a major activity in your life (ie. commuting, traveling, occupation), you have an increased risk of developing chronic spinal problems if you do not protect yourself. Typical Problems from Frequent Driving Neck, back, and shoulder pain Cramps, pressure points, and poor circulation in the legs and buttocks Immediately

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    • MARCH 5, 2014
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    Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a condition of brittle and fragile bones that is caused by the loss of bone mass.  It is frequently associated with hormonal changes or calcium deficiency, and can affect people of any age.  Osteoporosis is much more common among women than men. From birth to the age of about 35, your bones are

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    • MARCH 5, 2014
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    Lifting Your Child

    During the first 2 years of parenting, it is quite common to see mothers and fathers suffer from low back pain as well as shoulder and neck strain due to more lifting and less sleep.  A general stretching routine is essential as well as therapy as required by the condition. Also, keep in mind the

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    • MARCH 5, 2014
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    Airplane Stretches

    Airplane Stretches 1.Walk aisles of the plane. 2.Ankle circles: Lift feet off the floor, draw a circle with the toes, simultaneously moving one foot clockwise and the other foot counterclockwise. Reverse circles. Do each direction for 15 seconds. Repeat if desired. 3.Foot Pumps: Start with both heels on the floor and point feet upward as

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    • MARCH 5, 2014
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    Taking Care of Yourself

    Most adults have responsibilities to their career, family, and finances.  They always seem to be in a rush.  They are too busy to take a holiday, eat breakfast, sleep, stretch, exercise, and so on.  Not surprisingly, many people suffer from a stiff neck that they have had since high school, or have frequent headaches.  Without

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