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Workspace ergonomics: optimize your health while working from home

During this new era of working from home, there are several accessible ways to create a workstation or office that can optimally promote good posture. These include (1) adjusting your workspace with recommended chair, body, and office equipment positioning;...read more


Spine & Neck

Good posture at work promotes good health

Good posture has always been critical to promoting healthy bones and joints, but it’s top of mind lately as more individuals are working from home with less-than-ideal office setups. Focusing on good posture allows your body to be in...read more


News

Monitor bone and joint pain even if surgery is postponed

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many aspects of our daily lives, including delaying surgeries and other treatments for our Ortho Illinois patients with bone and joint injuries, conditions, and pain. We are grateful for your patience during this unprecedented...read more


Therapy

6 simple exercises to help decrease low back pain

1. Double knee to chest Lay on your back and bring both knees towards your chest until you feel a gentle stretch in the low back; hold for 30 seconds Repeat 3x www.rmspphq.com 2. Hamstring stretch Lay on your...read more


Research

Sitting at work is bad for you, but apparently standing is too

Science can be confusing sometimes. One study will claim you should do X, and then another study comes out denouncing X as the worst possible thing you can do! In time, however, research offers new information and clarifies/reconciles seemingly...read more


Therapy

10 Things You Can Do to Manage Low Back Pain

Start a regular exercise routine Aim for 30 minutes of aerobic activity 4-5 days/week Biking, walking and swimming are all great examples of exercise Work your core! The muscles that make up the core, particularly the transverse abdominis (also...read more