Wellness Programs in the Workplace – News and Trends

In the United States, the average employed adult spends 8.7 hours at work or in work-related activities. This does not leave a lot of time free for home life, leisure activities, and taking care of one’s health. The result has too often been high levels…

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Who is Most at Risk for Whiplash Injuries?

Whiplash is a type of injury that occurs when the neck is forcefully moved back and forth. It is most commonly a result of rear-end auto accidents, and it causes a number of painful symptoms, including headaches as well as discomfort and stiffness in the…

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How Do Chiropractors Practice Sports Medicine?

Over the past few decades, chiropractic care has become closely associated with sports medicine. Its non-invasive, drug-free approach has made it a natural choice for athletes recovering from sports-related injuries as well as those interested in preventing them from happening in the first place. But…

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Tips for Working on Your Feet All Day

Quite a few jobs require you to be on your feet all day. Cashiers, flight attendants, nurses, restaurant workers and retail salespeople—to name just a few—must spend long hours on their feet with little time for a break. This can cause a range of problems,…

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Can Food Choices Really Affect the Composition of the Microbes in Your Gut?

They say you are what you eat, but can your diet really have an impact on the microbes that live in your digestive tract? While thinking about the millions of microscopic life forms (collectively called the human microbiota) living in your gut might make you…

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Understanding the Link Between Auto Accidents and Spinal Disk Injuries

Automobiles are wonderful things. They give us a degree of freedom that was undreamed of even a few generations ago. They allow us to travel from place to place in a short amount of time and in relative comfort. Unfortunately, they also occasionally run into…

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Custom Foot Orthotics Q & A

Orthotics are medical devices that help support and realign a part of the body. Orthotics can be made for many different body parts, but foot orthotics are among the most common. In simplest terms, these are devices worn inside a shoe to help support or…

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Standing Desks: More Than Just a Fad?

A new feature has been popping up across the nation’s office landscape: standing desks. The idea behind these upright workspaces stems from a growing mountain of research that shows that sitting for extended periods of time increases a person’s risk of obesity, musculoskeletal problems (including…

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Keys to a Healthier Commute

Long commutes can kill you—maybe even literally. Just the act of sitting for long periods of time has been called “the new smoking”. Plus, all that time spent in a car commuting to and from work, or driving your children to and from school and…

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Ever Wonder Who’s Really Responsible for Your Healthcare? You Are!

It’s hardly surprising that people take different approaches to healthcare depending on their situation. After all, being in an auto accident creates a different set of priorities than expecting a first child. And discovering that you have a chronic medical condition is different from recovering…

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