Standing Desks

It’s been said recently that sitting is the new smoking.  The long term effects of static sitting can be as detremental to health as inhaling toxic cigarettes.  What can one, who is tied to a desk for their job, do? Changing positions frequently is one option,...

Best treatment for chronic, nonspecific low back pain

    The medical community recommends the following management of chronic, non specific low back pain. That is back pain not related to herniated disc, tumor or fracture.  Degenerative disc diesease and myofascial pain syndrome fall into this category....

Thoughts on Sitting

Many people sit long periods of time either at their office, home or when travelling. Prolonged sitting can aggravate back pain, especially when there is disc pathology. There are many choices and options when considering seating strategies. For seated workers or...

What is Rotator Cuff Syndrome?

The “Rotator Cuff” is actually a group of shoulder muscles that function to keep the ball (head of humerus) seated and stable in the socket (glenoid of the scapula). These muscles and their tendinous attachments are subject to sudden trauma and repeated...