Pain

According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Skin Disease, approximately one-fourth of U.S. adults experience at least 1 day of back pain in a three month period. One of the risk factors for back pain is weak back and abdominal muscles caused by poor posture. Good posture enables us to maintain positions (sitting, standing, [...]

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that is characterized by widespread muscle and joint pain and fatigue. Other symptoms that commonly occur with Fibromyalgia include:  Anxiety or depression Decreased pain threshold or tender points Sleep problems (waking up unrefreshed) Problems with memory or thinking clearly Morning stiffness Headaches Tingling or numbness in hands or feet  Source  Tender point [...]

Office Ergonomics

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Frozen Shoulder

Image Source: http://www.frozenshoulder.com/images/shoulder_capsule_image.jpg Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint as a result of swelling of the articular shoulder capsule, restricting its mobility. Symptoms usually begin gradually and then worsen over time and then resolve, often within one or two years. Risk of [...]

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