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Ergonomics Blog Posts
6 Quick Stretches to Protect Your Back at Work
Michael Reid, PT, DPT
| May 12, 2016
Poor posture caused by sitting all day takes a serious toll on your back. Here are 6 easy to do stretches to combat the effects of too much sitting.
11 Ways to Keep Gardening with Back Pain
| May 09, 2016
Gardening can be tough on the back. Here are 11 tips for enjoying time in the garden without aggravating your back.
Watch Your Back Video: Tips for Good Back Health in Office Chairs
| May 08, 2016
Enjoy this fun short video with tips to protect your back while sitting in front of your computer.
Using An Exercise Ball to Rehab Your Back
| May 05, 2016
Low back injuries often restrict movement and lead to the weakening of low back muscles. Exercise balls are a great option for a gentle core-strengthening program that can stabilize the muscles surrounding the spine and help prevent future injury.
Reader Roundup: 5 Favorite Natural Pain Relievers
| Apr 22, 2016
We asked the Spine-health Facebook community what they do for natural pain relief. See what they had to say.
New Features Make the Spine-Health Forums Easier to Use
| Feb 10, 2016
The Spine-health Forums offer a great way for those with chronic conditions to interact, and now they’re better than ever.
4 Tips to Protect Your Back When Shoveling
| Jan 22, 2016
Protect yourself this winter by following these four helpful tips on how to keep your back healthy when shoveling.
7 Tips to Alleviate Back Pain on Your Road Trips
| Nov 25, 2015
Take care of your back during long car rides with these 7 tips to help alleviate back pain.
How Hyperextending Your Knees Affects Your Spine
| Oct 01, 2015
Hyperextending the knees is a common postural mistake we all make, but it can speed up the degeneration of our spines.
How your Pelvis and Head Position Play a Role in Keeping your Spine Healthy
| Sep 25, 2015
The alignment of the pelvis affects your posture and how your hold your head, impacting the health of your spine.
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