As we improve the use of our head, neck, and back, our body relaxes. We literally let go of ourselves.
As muscles release tension, our torso expands and gives our organs more room to function.
Our ribs are freer to move, so we can breathe more easily.
As we relax, our... Read More
I have been in the pain world for so many years. I considered myself as a “Pain Management Specialist. Recently, I typed in Pain Management in Google and I got 1,010,000,000 hits! and it is about medical treatments, and injections that will help you be... Read More
I was in a hospital giving Physical Therapists a Lunch & Learn class.
A gal came in pushing a metal cart with her lunch on it. Her posturing was in a C curve-her upper back hunched over.
Fortunately, she only had her lunch on it. Most likely... Read More
Awareness. It is a much-used word in our culture these days. The dictionary says it is "the state or condition of being aware; having knowledge; consciousness." In the personal and employee health and wellness world it could mean mindfulness of how we are using our... Read More
With opiate use on the rise in companies, I am amazed that more companies are not incorporating a comprehensive pain management program into their employee health, safety and wellbeing initiatives. Studies show that employees are incurring most of their pain and injury while at work,... Read More
“Every year 1.8 million U.S. workers experience work related musculoskeletal disorders, WRMDs, and nearly 600,000 of the injuries are serious enough to cause workers to miss work…” International Ergonomic Association
Ergonomic furniture alone cannot impact the muscular skeletal disorders (MSDs) and repetitive strain injuries (RSI) rampant... Read More
This is an article not directly related to my business in the ergonomics aspect of Corporate Wellness field, but one dear to my heart.
I was eating breakfast out with a friend and next to us was a table with parents and two children. One... Read More
Hand shaking can tell you about another person in one quick interaction. Handshakes can make or break a deal. Do you get nervous if you know someone is arriving... Read More
That moment of movement- reaching for the mouse, keyboard, and phone - what are you doing with your body? In the moment you need to respond to someone asking you a question or who needs help - what are you doing with your body and... Read More
I have heard this numerous times from others, and you have probably heard this too, “I am too stressed to “fill in the blank.” I write this because... Read More