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Hazards of Sitting and What You Can Do About It

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Hazards of Sitting and What You Can Do About It

The number of hours you spend sitting each day can affect how long you live as well as your quality of life. According to the Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Americans spend a stunning 6 hours a day staring at a computer screen, driving, or collapsed in front of the television. It’s arguably the…

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Simple Ways To Make Sitting Healthier

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Simple Ways To Make Sitting Healthier

Since the advent of computers and the forty-hour work week people have found themselves sitting for more parts of the day and less exercising. This can be dangerous to one’s health after prolonged periods of sitting can cause several different musculoskeletal diseases and can have a severe impact on your overall health. Some have compared…

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New Years Resolutions – Kick Back Pain Bad Habits

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New Years Resolutions - Kick Back Pain Bad Habits

Long before I ever became a chiropractor I was fortunate enough to travel throughout much of the world. I have had the opportunity to mix and mingle with many different types of peoples and cultures and I found one common trait amongst all of them. Nobody likes back pain. Sometimes back pain cannot be helped.…

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Avoiding Back Pain At Work

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Avoiding Back Pain At Work

Current statistics show that over seven million working days are lost per year in the UK due to back problems, including lumbar pain, strained muscles or ligaments and more severe spinal injuries. These occur due to an increasingly sedentary lifestyle, where a large majority of people spend all their work time sitting down only to…

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Meditation: The Ultimate Stress Relief Tool

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Meditation: The Ultimate Stress Relief Tool

Stress is a natural part of life and you are likely going to be grappling with it on a constant basis. Its effects can be insidious; it produces negative changes in the body that lead to disease. It puts us in a negative state of mind that sabotages our efforts to make choices that support…

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How To Use An Exercise Ball To Prevent Blood Clots

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How To Use An Exercise Ball To Prevent Blood Clots

Blood clots and other ailments such as varicose veins are all associated with sitting in one position for too long as this can cause the circulation to slow down. If you have a desk job, sitting on an exercise ball for all or part of the day encourages movement and helps keep the circulation going,…

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How Can You Improve Your Health In The Office?

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How Can You Improve Your Health In The Office?

We need offices in order for the world to function as it should. There are so many tasks that are carried out daily all over the world in an office but unfortunately sitting in front of a computer for hours each day does not allow you to get out, stretch your legs and reap the…

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Is Your Office Hurting Your Back?

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Is Your Office Hurting Your Back?

Sitting all day at a desk can put a major strain on your back. Three out of every five Americans sit at a desk five days a week while they are at work. Sitting at your desk continuously puts a strain on your back resulting in serious lumbar pain or severe back problems.  Don’t let…

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Stand Up For Your Health

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Stand Up For Your Health

If you spend your day at work sitting at a computer desk, at some point around 3:00 p.m. or so you start to get those aches. You know what I’m talking about. That pain in the lower back or the creak in the shoulder from hunching over. Whatever it is for you, sometimes you wonder…

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How to Avoid Future Back Pain

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How to Avoid Future Back Pain

Back pain can take a toll on your body and is often challenging to overcome, so NYC Back Pain wants to help you do everything possible to prevent back pain upfront. Back pain may have a variety of origins, and while some back pain is due to uncontrollable circumstances such as gender, age, and genes,…

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