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On Your Feet All Day? Tips for Better Posture

Posted by L.C. Thurston on 2017 Oct 26th

The Standing desk is becoming increasingly popular and it can help users reduced the stress on their joints from sitting all day long. Unfortunately it is not a complete solution as any static behaviour can cause stress on the body. Standing still for over 20 minutes at a time can can have a negative impact on your musculoskeletal system.&nbsp … read more

Your Desk Could be Hurting You

Posted by L.C. Thurston on 2017 Oct 25th

Regular computer users perform 50,000 to 200,000 keystrokes each day. Frequent computer use that involves awkward postures, repetition, and forceful exertions may be related to nerve, muscle, tendon and ligament damage. If you use a computer several hours each day, many experts recommend that you consider proper workstation layout and posture … read more

Setting Up Your Car for a More Comfortable Commute

2017 Sep 18th

Whether it’s your daily commute or an extended road trip, by the end of the average week many of us have accumulated a lot of time behind the wheel of our vehicle. A good ergonomic setup helps make your drive more comfortable and improves your driving. Adjust Your Car Seat ProperlyYour car seat is the most important part of your drive. It's wh … read more

When to Use Hot or Cold Therapy

Posted by L.C. Thurston on 2017 Sep 18th

When to Use Hot or Cold Therapy
Heat and cold are the two most common types of noninvasive and non addictive pain-relief therapies for muscle and joint pain. Which one you use depends on whether the pain is new or recurring.In general, a new injury will cause inflammation and possibly swelling. Ice will decrease the blood flow to the injury, thereby decreasing inflammation and sw … read more

Four Reasons You Need a Foam Roller

Posted by L.C. Thurston on 2017 Aug 23rd

Introducing the new  Health Medics 3-in-1 Foam Roll Massager. It's three tools packed into one compact packaged. We have designed these rollers to fit inside one another to reduce clutter and save you the hassle of purchasing three separate tools. But why do you need one at all? Foam rollers offer many benefits including helpin … read more