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4 Case Studies That Support Going Upright in the Workplace

2021-06-29T21:14:06+00:00

If you are considering going upright in your workplace or workspace, you are not alone. Companies large and small are recognizing the benefits of this healthy, spine friendly way of working and they are incorporating it into their employees’ work stations. It places the body in an optimal position, between standing and sitting to provide [...]

3 Reasons Why Sitting On A Stability Ball Is Good For Your Spine

2021-06-29T20:54:41+00:00

The workstation is one of the most damaging places you can spend your day when it comes to your spine. Office chairs are not designed to promote good posture or spinal health while desks and computer monitors are notorious for being too low or too high. The result can cause pain in your neck and [...]

Proper Posture for Sit/Stand Desks

2020-08-06T19:32:15+00:00

Recently Sit/Stand desks have become very popular.  With most things, sit/stand desks are not without their pitfalls.   One of my favorite phrases that is appropriate here is "the best position is the next one."  Sit/stand desk were designed to be adjusted multiple times throughout the day, not just put in one position and left there.  [...]

How Smartphones Are Killing Our Spines & What To Do About It

2020-08-06T14:54:53+00:00

It's no secret that almost everyone has a smartphone. In fact, a series of surveys by The Pew Institute in 2015 showed that 64% of American adults now own a smartphone of some kind. They keep us connected, offer us flexibility, and provide us with access to endless information. They have their drawbacks. Smartphones also [...]

How Upper Neck Misalignments Are Related To TMJ Dysfunction

2020-10-04T16:35:32+00:00

The temporomandibular joints, TMJ, are the lower jaw hinges that sit on either side of the head in front of each ear. They are responsible for the lower jaw opening, closing, sliding, and rotating. The TMJs are the most body’s most complex joints. The typical person uses them more than 5,000 times a day by [...]

4 Posture Tips Every Chiropractic Patient Can Use

2020-10-04T16:35:51+00:00

Good posture is more important than many people realize. Many a mother has followed her child around, reminding him or her to “stand up straight!” Not everyone knows all the reasons that this is important, but they should. Good posture is essential to good spinal health as well as good overall health. People with good [...]

Working at home during the COVID-19 Pandemic and dealing with more aches and pains?

2020-06-07T22:59:19+00:00

Many of us are working from home for the first time where our ergonomics an less than optimal. We have had a number of patients who have shared new aches and pains from working in these conditions. During this time when we're limited on how much physical contact we can have with our patients it [...]

How Posture Affects Your Health

2020-10-04T16:36:17+00:00

Your mother always said don’t slouch - turns out she was right. And she has science to back it up. Your posture can have a profound effect on your health. Walking or sitting with a hunched back has been linked to a variety of health issues. What’s more, poor posture can cause your body’s structure [...]

How to stretch your upper/midback while at your desk

2020-10-04T16:36:34+00:00

I'm going to go out on a limb and assume that your upper/midback is tight at work.  I can assume this with confidence because just about everyone who has come into Compass Chiropractic has had tension and restrictions in this area.  The tension that we feel in the upper/midback is partly due to the stresses [...]

How Chiropractic Helps Improve Posture

2020-02-20T15:27:12+00:00

Your mother always told you to stand up straight – and she was right. Good posture is very important. It is good for your health, your mood, and even how you are perceived by others. Good posture can help you stave off age related conditions and allow your vital organs plenty of room to do [...]