Stretches & Exercises That Every Desk Worker Can Do

23 Feb 2016
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Stretches & Exercises That Every Desk Worker Can Do

In the past we have discussed the risks associated to sitting stationary at a desk for prolonged periods of time at work. While there is little we can do to completely avoid these situations as well as plenty of options for treating the side effects (for example, regular chiropractic visits and massage therapy), there are also plenty of ways to help prevent these issues. Here are some simple yet effective stretches and exercises for desk workers that we can all do to stay active and limber while at work. Switch Your Chair for an Exercise Ball While they might seems a bit out of place in an office setting, exercise.

The Super Bowl, Couch Potatoes, & Your Back

10 Feb 2016
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The Super Bowl, Couch Potatoes, & Your Back

Last Sunday, 111.9 million people across the world tuned in to Super Bowl 50, which was held just hour down the peninsula in Santa Clara. With all of the festivities and excitement that surrounded the game, especially with “Super Bowl City” being so close to our offices, we started thinking about how many people will be plopped in front of their TV watching the game and how that can affect us. In a 2004, researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia studied the effects that spending eight weeks in bed had on a group of 19 men. Researchers noticed that as a result of the inactivity, the muscles in.