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The Economics of Ergonomics
Ergonomics is derived from two Greek words—"ergon” (work) and "nomoi" (natural laws). It means working according to nature, rather than against nature. So, it’s essentially the study of people’s efficiency in their working environment. As an employer, efficiency is a key element to success. Maximum output at minimum time and cost. It’s what we’re all looking for right? This and a strong work culture, connection, a need to feel wanted, and striving toward something bigger than ours
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Costochondritis: It’s a pain in the … ribs
Chest pains can be terrifying, and while you should always treat them like an emergency, they don’t always mean the worst. More than 30% of chest pain-related visits to the emergency room are due to a condition called costochondritis—a simple inflammation of the cartilage, which connects your ribs to your sternum aka chest bone. Costochondritis symptoms The most common areas of pain are usually on the left side of the body at the fourth, fifth, and sixth ribs. The rib
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Sciatica: Causes, Symptoms, and Chiropractic Relief
Here’s something that might surprise you: sciatica—an aggravating ailment most of us have been plagued with at one time or another—is actually a symptom, not a condition. Sciatic is actually just “leg pain”. The condition itself is a compressed (or pinched) sciatic nerve—the largest and longest nerve in the body. The sciatic nerve runs from the low back (where it starts as a cluster of nerve roots), then branches off down both legs and through the feet. And, since the compression
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7 Flight Hacks For A Comfortable Trip
There is literally NOTHING natural about hurtling above the clouds in a metal tube packed to the brim with strangers with Baby Elvis infant in arms. And whether it’s an hour-long commute or a transcontinental journey, it can be incredibly uncomfortable and stressful on the body and mind. After two cross-country flights to Santa Barbara and then two weeks later to San Diego, I knew I needed to up my flight routine game. Here are a few flight hacks to keep yourself in tip top shape while you’r
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Headache Relief: 3 Reasons to Turn to Chiropractic Care
Headaches. Everyone gets them from time to time. They’re so common in fact, that we’ve now adopted the word “headache” into mainstream culture to describe something painfully annoying. And still, we often just deal with these symptoms by trying to ignore them. We go about our day, popping handfuls of medicine that, let’s be honest, doesn’t really do all that much in the way of relief. So, if you’re sick and tired of grinning and bearing it when it comes to headaches, it’s time
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6 Tips to Prevent Bulging Disc Symptoms
Do you have a bulging disc that’s causing you back pain? If so, you’re not alone—it’s one of the most common conditions in the spine—especially those between the age of 20 to 40 years old. That’s because as we age, our discs become more susceptible to being stretched, pinched, or bulged out from their natural position. Bulging disc symptoms include diffuse pain across the low back and neck, and if there is nerve
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9 Tips To Train And Feed Your Cartilage
Do you have aches and pain in your joints when you wake up in the am? Do you hear a ground glass sound in your knees when you go up the stairs? Lets's chat about how to optimize your joint health and keep your cartilage nice and lubricated for the long haul! We all know the importance of getting our daily dose of vitamin D and calcium to ward off osteoporosis and keep our bones in optimal condition. But there’s more to bones than just…bones! Cartilage is a crucial element to bone health. Th
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3 Powerful Benefits of a Corporate Wellness Program
Corporate wellness programs are gaining popularity—and for good reason. The average employee spends 48,360 hours sitting at a desk during their career, which is a staggering corporate wellness program statistic. That’s equivalent to five long years! No wonder 80% of Americans have experienced significant back pain at one point or another. We’re living increasingly sedentary lifestyles and, as both employees and employers, we’re paying the price. If you’re a business owner, and wonde
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