Ergonomics Blog Posts

4 Commonly Overlooked Sciatica Remedies

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If you have tried the common sciatica treatments and if your symptoms continue to bother you, try these 4 overlooked and effective remedies to relieve your sciatica pain.

9 Lesser-Known Tips for Easing Neck Pain

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When conventional pain control methods don’t work, consider trying lesser-known methods, like acupuncture and holistic treatments.

7 Tips to Alleviate Back Pain on Your Road Trips

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Long car rides can cause back pain to flare up for many people. Fortunately, there are strategies you can employ both before and during your trip to get pain relief while on the road.

3 Reasons You May Have a Stiff Neck

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A stiff neck or reduced range of motion in the neck can be painful, frustrating, and sometimes mysterious when the cause is unknown. Here are 3 possible causes of your neck stiffness.

Sleeping with Neck Pain: What You Need to Know

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Neck pain and stiffness can interfere with your sleep. Here are some tips to reduce neck pain by considering your sleep position, pillow, phone use, and exercise habits.

No, Phones and Text Neck Are Not Causing Skull Horns

Man with neck pain sitting in bed looking at his cell phone
News reports sensationalized claims of excessive phone use potentially causing young people to start growing small horns, but the data is lacking.

3 Ways to Improve Forward Head Posture

Pproper head posture and forward head posture
Learn what simple things you can do to improve forward head posture.

3 Standing or Seated Herniated Disc Exercises

three people performing seated hamstring stretch for sciatica from a herniated disc
If you want to avoid getting on the floor, here are 3 lumbar herniated disc exercises you can do while standing or sitting in a chair.

Reducing Neck and Back Pain at Work

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People who sit at a desk all day may find themselves using poor posture that results in back and neck pain. Employing a few simple tips can help improve posture and reduce discomfort in the workplace.

The Essential Role of the Psoas Muscle

Anterior view of back muscles in the lumbar spine including quadratus lumborum muscle, piriformis muscles, diaphragm, and psoas muscle.
The psoas muscle plays an important role in helping us walk and maintain a healthy posture.