Poor posture

My Jaw Hurts

2020-04-07T12:29:32-04:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: Pain Management Articles, Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Let me ask you…are your teeth touching right now? Do you have jaw pain? Do you hold your stress by clenching your teeth? One of the easiest ways to relieve jaw pain is to learn to relax your jaw and facial muscles and maintain a proper resting jaw position. Your teeth should NOT make contact but should be slightly separated at rest. The tip of your tongue should be touching the roof of your mouth behind your top teeth and [...]

Workstation Ergonomics: Fit Your Desk To You

2020-04-07T12:22:28-04:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: Injury Prevention Articles, Ergonomics Articles, Prevention Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Does your desk fit you?  Poor workstation ergonomics are often identified as a significant factor associated with people experiencing neck pain, low back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome.  The study of ergonomics has provided a great deal of knowledge for adapting work strategies and computer workstations to decrease stress on a person’s body.  The problem is that these strategies are often ignored until after a costly problem has already begun. The Three Major Risk Factors For Injury Described By The [...]

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