This is becoming a common problem amidst the Covid19 pandemic. We are seeing more patients coming into the clinic experiencing back pain from their at home work station. Many, unfortunately, do not have their set up with the correct ergonomics. Mix this with poor posture and lack of stability in the surrounding muscles and it can create pain throughout the spine. The majority of pain comes in the cervical (upper) or lumbar (lower) part of the spine. It makes it difficult to get through an entire work day, let alone complete your daily activities such as working out, caring for you kids, mowing the lawn, etc. What are the next steps if working from home is in the foreseeable future? Is there a way to get rid of the back pain and come up with a good setup that prevents it from returning?
Did you know sitting more than doubles the pressure on the discs in your low back? Low back pain happens to everyone, but is known to be even more of a nuisance in those who work behind a desk. Not only has it been linked to increases of your risks for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke, but also prolonged sitting can even increase your current back pain...
Neck and shoulder pain may be the most common ailment faced by most people these days. That having been said, it is often the most mysterious, too. Pinpointing the exact cause for shoulder or neck problems is particularly tricky, and the underlying cause of the pain may be due to many differing factors. Maybe you want to know what is causing those knots in your neck and shoulder and/or maybe you may want to know what are some reasons that could be causing your pain and stiffness. In this post, we take a look at not only what causes shoulder and neck pain, but also how we can prevent and heal that pain, right now...
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