Category: Blog

Ergonomic gift guide

During this holiday season, we thought it would be a neat idea to throw together a gift guide that consists of ideas that will truly benefit its recipient – an ergonomic gift guide! Practicing correct ergonomics will save your body from a variety of aches, strains and sprains while poor ergonomics will quickly lead to… Read more

Top 8 workplace injuries

Throughout each industry, there are a variety of common workplace injuries that happen frequently. While these injuries are often random or an accident, precautions and proper workplace training should still be taken. Here’s a breakdown of the top eight workplace injuries people suffer from and how they are most likely to occur. Source: Share… Read more

The dangers of sleep deprivation

During the winter season days are much shorter and it’s not uncommon to feel a little more tired than usual. When we receive significantly less sun and vitamin D, our bodies respond to the darkness by producing more melatonin. This can quickly lead to many dangers, because while the days get shorter, our day to… Read more

Physical therapy or opioids?

These days the world of physical therapy is heavily saturated with the hot topic of opioid use. From blog posts to hashtags, awareness of the opioid epidemic has spread wide and far. Different types of pills are not an uncommon prescription or recommendation to receive when experiencing any sort of pain. When you’ve been prescribed… Read more

Living a balanced life

It should come as no surprise that as we dive right into November, we are all about to enter into a busy season. From cooking and cleaning to food preparation and presents, November and December have a tendency to be very full. During the holiday season, it’s important to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle…. Read more

Winter injury prevention

October is quickly coming to an end, which means colder weather is just around the corner. The winter season brings a lot of exciting activities, holidays, reasons to get cozy and, least ideal, winter brings injuries. The most common winter incidents are falling on ice and snow, muscle strain from shoveling and winter sports and… Read more

Why do my joints hurt when the weather changes?

Have you ever noticed changes in your body when the weather begins to change? Specifically, have you noticed any joint pain as the seasons shift? Believe it or not, body aches and the weather are absolutely linked to one another. While it may sound like a myth or an old wives’ tale, here is what… Read more

4 poor ergonomics and their risks

It should come as no surprise that our daily routine of moving, bending and stretching will make an impact on our body whether good or bad. Each of us goes about our day often in auto-pilot. Our schedule is set and muscle memory has taken its place. Just a few years back, MDS’s (musculoskeletal disorders)… Read more

The benefits of stretching

When you consider all the benefits, making a case for regular stretching is easy. From improving how your body feels and functions day and night to supporting the unseen coordination and movement patterns – stretching makes a big impact. We’ve broken it down into three categories listed below. Makes a body better Basically, stretching simply… Read more

6 common myths about physical therapy

There isn’t a better time to demystify physical therapy assumptions and misunderstandings than as we approach National Physical Therapy Month this October. We have heard it all, “physical therapy hurts,” “I’m not injured so I don’t need PT,” and “I can just do it myself.” These are a few examples of what we hear as… Read more