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Ergonomics Tips: Desktop, Mobile, and Laptop

Changes in technologies over the decade also lead to changes in ergonomic related injuries: from the traditional carpel tunnel syndrome and neck pain to the “Blackberry” thumb and increasingly frequent eye strain. Here are some of my favourite videos on … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Protect Your Child’s Spine From Heavy School Backpacks

Every fall, I get asked by concerned parents about how school bags can affect their children’s spines. Research clearly shows that there is an association between heavy backpacks and risk of back pain in children. A study involving 1,403 school … Continue reading

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Towel Molding Exercise for Neck and Lower Back

This video demonstrates how to perform neck and lower back towel molding exercise. The towel molding exercise supports the normal curvatures in the neck (cervical) and lower back (lumbar). Caution: If you experience discomfort during this exercise, you can decrease … Continue reading

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