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Five Simple Ways to Manage Your Sciatica at Home Without Drugs

Understanding the anatomy of the sciatic nerve and what symptoms to expect can help you manage your sciatica pain with these 5 simple steps. 

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Standing Desk Confidential: Problems With Standing All Day

Think a standing desk is better for you than a sitting desk? Think again. Standing all day has its own drawbacks, and if you're not aware of them... 

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On-the-Go Preventative Exercises for Bone and Muscle Health

What preventative health strategies can you use to protect yourself from injury? 

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How to Effectively Take Breaks to Protect Your Spine

How to prevent health problems and promote spine health: Press pause at work and learn how to take breaks. 

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How to Improve Posture at Work: Take a Meditation Break!

Want to know how to improve posture at work? One of the benefits of meditation may be standing and sitting a little taller. 

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What Type of Office Chair is Best for Your Workplace?

Learn the differences between popular office chairs and see why some are better for the ergonomically correct workplace. 

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Best Holiday Gift Guide for the Health Nut and Fitness Lover

Check out this holiday gift guide for the wellness and fitness enthusiasts in your life. 

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Accommodating Disabilities Is the Law — and It's Good for Business

Providing employees with reasonable accommodations for their disabilities enables you to comply with ADA requirements for office space and improves morale. 

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Bring Preventative Health Strategies to Life With Wellness Wednesdays

Dedicate Wednesdays to workplace wellness and preventative health strategies. Here are eight ways to get started. 

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The Benefits and Risks of Going to the Chiropractor

Millions of people visit a chiropractor each year. Should the risks of chiropractic adjustment keep you away from seeing a chiropractor for back pain? 

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The Dos and Don'ts of Back Surgery Recovery

These simple tips for back surgery recovery help you handle back pain at work and recover as safely as possible. 

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Biking and Your Back: Cycling Tips and Tricks

Biking is a beneficial, low-impact way to get daily exercise, but biking with back pain is not fun. Here are simple tips to avoid biking with back pain. 

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Creative Ways To Increase Awareness of Health Benefits

As an employer, raising awareness for side benefits like chiropractic visits, acupuncture and more can improve health in the workplace. 

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Choosing a Mattress That's Best for Your Back Pain

Choosing a mattress is a tricky business. There's a lot at stake, we spend hours a day in our beds, and a good night's sleep is crucial for our health. 

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4 Common Health and Safety Scenarios in the Workplace

A day in the office is pretty much like any other, but what happens if health and safety scenarios in the workplace occur? Here is how to prepare. 

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Healthy Habits in the Workplace To Help Long-Term Goals

Learn how to create long-term goals to improve your health in the workplace. 

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How To Manage Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction at Work

Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is uncomfortable, but boosting your health in the workplace is simple with your doctor's help. 

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Can A Standing Desk Improve Kids' Health and Learning?

Kids are facing a health crisis in the form of obesity, diabetes, and poor fitness, and they are sitting more than ever. Can the standing desk help? 

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Conducting a Workplace Ergonomic Risk Assessment

How and why should you perform a regular workplace ergonomic risk assessment? 

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Combating Seasonal Affective Disorder in Your Office

Learn why winter is the most common time of year for depression in the workplace and how you can be part of seasonal affective disorder prevention. 

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Employee Wellness Incentive Program Ideas To Create Healthy Competition in the Office

What do you need to know when considering employee wellness incentive program ideas? 

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3 Ways Ergonomics and Workplace Design Create a Positive Employee Experience

The space you work in impacts your thinking, which is why ergonomics and workplace design are critically important for business leaders to consider. 

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How to Deal with Back Pain During Pregnancy

Having back pain during pregnancy is unfortunately a common complaint. Understanding the underlying causes and treatment options can optimize your comfort. 

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The Many Benefits of Employee Wellness Programs

What are the benefits of employee wellness programs, and how can you implement one in your own organization? 

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How To Tell the Difference Between Muscle Pain and Nerve Pain

Knowing whether you are experiencing muscle pain or nerve pain can be the first step in finding relief. 

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The Surprising Psychological Benefits of a Standing Desk

The physical health benefits of using a standing desk for work are widely reported and well-known. But can this healthy habit also boost your brain? 

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Standing at Work: How To Integrate Tech To Support a Better Standing Habit

Standing at work is easy to do but tough to remember. Here's how technology can help you remember to take frequent breaks from sitting. 

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The Long History of the Standing Desk Will Surprise You

It may feel like the standing desk appeared out of thin air in Silicon Valley just a few years ago, but they've actually been around for over 600 years. 

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Is Your Child's Backpack Too Heavy? Proper Spine Care for the Younger Generation

Back pain isn't something only older adults need to worry about. Children can suffer from it too. The biggest contributor? A child's backpack weight. 

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Numbness in Hands – Causes and Solutions

Ever get numbness or tingling in your hands or fingers? You’re not alone—it’s a common issue that can range from momentary and minor to recurring and severe. It can stem from a variety of underlying issues and can indicate bigger problems developing. So how can you figure out what’s causing your hand numbness, and what can you do about it?

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How to Make Your Office Space ADA Compliant

In 2010, the Department of Justice published a new set of ADA standards that extended the ADA’s jurisdiction to the internet as a place of public accommodation. Not only is ADA compliance a matter of obeying the law, but it also indicates to your employees and your customers that you care about their wellbeing.

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The Symptoms of and Treatments for Spinal Cord Injuries

What treatments are available to people with spinal cord injury symptoms?

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Improve Spine Health with Spinal Care Bedding and Restful Sleep

What is spinal care bedding? Find out how to develop sleep habits that help you sleep painfree and promote strong spine health.

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How To Breathe Better For Pain and Stress Relief

What if there were a simple, free way to reduce your levels of stress, anxiety, and physical pain while improving your health, your productivity, and even your relationships? Well, if you’re breathing right now (and if not, please start), you have just such an amazing tool at your disposal. But to get the benefits, you need to know how to use it...

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Legal Compliance and Employee Wellness Programs

Regulations such as the Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act can make employee wellness program ideas a challenge, but it improves employee welfare.

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Does a Standing Desk Actually Reduce Sitting Time?

FlexiSpot conducted the Standing Desk Status Quo Survey to find out whether owning a standing desk actually reduces sitting time. The answer is yes. 

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Are Chairs Giving Us Diabetes?

Sitting for long periods of time has been linked to multiple health complications, including the development of type II diabetes, a disease that occurs when your blood sugar is too high.

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Are your pain beliefs affecting your ability to heal from an injury?

Pain beliefs affect our ability to recover from an injury. Adequate pain management is key to a good quality of life. 

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Do Your Best Work — Use a Standing Desk for These Tasks

Hack your productivity at work by learning which work tasks are better to perform while standing versus sitting at a standing desk. 

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Is your work posture causing Thoracic Outlet Syndrome?

Thoracic outlet syndrome is a fairly common phenomenon can be caused by poor posture, a common sight in work environments. 

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How To Relieve Jaw Tension And Neck Pain

Most people know there's a connection between jaw tension and stress, but you might be surprised about some ways jaw tightness can affect your health... 

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5 Chair Exercises At Work To Look And Feel Your Best

If you spend a lot of your day sitting, you can still keep up your strength, flexibility, and mobility with a few chair exercises at work... 

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How Movement Impacts Joint Health

Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Do you know the awesome benefits it provides for joint health? 

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What Actually Causes Disc Related Back Pain?

Addressing the ambiguities surrounding back health when you have a bulging disc. Learn what is causing the back pain and what to do aobut it. 

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How Standing Desks Make Employers Competitive

What do standing desks in an office have to do with the job market? More than you might think. Recruit and retain top talent with wellness benefits. 

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How Free Snacks Can Contribute to Health in the Workplace

Providing nutritious snacks for your workers can be part of an effective campaign for better health in the workplace. Here's how to pick the best foods. 

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Kick That Coffee Habit: Caffeine Alternatives for an Energy Boost for Work

Try some of these caffeine alternatives for an energy boost for work if you want to kick that coffee habit. 

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Creating a Better Work-Life Balance for Employees

Learn why a healthy work-life balance is important in the workplace, and how to bring it front and center for your workers. 

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Managing Your Mental Health in the Workplace

If you're one of the many individuals trying to manage your mental health in the workplace, know that you aren't alone. Learn tips to manage at work. 

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Ergonomics in the Workplace Is Essential for Staying Safe

Health and safety are important in a workplace, especially for desk jobs. Ergonomics in the workplace is one way employees can improve their health. 

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The Long-Term Health Risks of Computer Use

Technology is a valuable tool, but the health risks of computers must be addressed to protect the workforce. 

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Can You Truly Work and Workout at the Same Time?

Research shows sedentary work leads to a variety of health issues, but having a tool like a treadmill desk or desk bike can change that trend. 

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Offset the Health Risks of Sitting and Be More Productive

The risks of sitting too much are well-known, but how can you spend more time standing or walking? Here are tips for a more physically active workday. 

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How Stress Impacts the Body and Your Mental Health

Knowing how stress impacts the body and your mental health can help you reduce it before it gets worse. 

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Workspace Design Psychology: How an Office Layout Can Affect Employees

In recent years the question of workplace design has become a focal point for many companies, but what's the real impact of workspace design psychology? 

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Battling Hypocalcemia to Improve Spine Health

Hypocalcemia, or calcium deficency, can lead to serious spine damage. Improve spine health by working with your doctor to battle low calcium levels. 

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What Employers at Office Jobs Need to Know About OSHA Regulations

Why are health and safety important in a workplace? Work-life balance programs create new potential pressures to stay compliant with OSHA safety rules. 

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The Benefits of Working Out with Others

A fitness routine is for vital for health promotion and disease prevention, but evidence suggests the benefits of working out can be amplified by a partner 

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4 Ways Ergonomic Furniture Can Boost Your Business

Ergonomic furniture, such as the sit and stand desk, can play a vital role in saving your business money. Here's how. 

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How (and Why) To Protect Your Cervical Spine Nerves

What is the cervical spine? And how can you protect your cervical spine nerves? Learn how this region of the spine plays a key role in body function. 

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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: Checkups Are Important

Routine checkups focus on health promotion and disease prevention. Here's the scoop on how to stay on top of your health at every stage of your life. 

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Offer Mental Health Resources to Improve Work-Life Balance

Help your employees create work-life balance by offering mental health resources at work. 

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How (and Why) To Protect Your Thoracic Vertebrae

The thoracic vertebrae function as important players in maintaining a healthy spine. Learn how to best protect yourself from a thoracic spine injury. 

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6 Workplace Tips and Hacks That Can Make Your Office Less of a Strain

These workplace tips can make your office less strenuous and more enjoyable, which can help you feel healthier. 

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How Proper Nutrition Can Help You Avoid Calcium Deficiency

Fending off a calcium deficiency is important for maintaining good bone strength and physical health. Learn what nutritional changes with help. 

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Setting and Achieving Professional Goals

Setting goals can be a great way to advance your career, but successful goal setting can be a challenge. Here's what you need to know to get started. 

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Why to Include Standing Desks in an Employee Wellness Program

Sitting at a desk for eight hours straight isn't a good idea. Instead, use a standing desk to improve office wellness. 

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Employee Wellness Program Ideas that Improve Workplace Health

Do employee wellness program ideas actually work? Discover what's effective, what isn't, and what to implement in your workplace. 

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Neck Pain From Mobile Devices? Encourage Ergonomics in the Workplace

Neck pain from mobile devices is more common than you might think, and it can cause issues over time. Here are some causes and treatments for tech neck. 

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Good Posture Begins With Fixing Forward Head Posture

Forward head posture is becoming more common, but it's possible to achieve good posture with certain exercises and stretches. 

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How to Improve Posture Through Yoga

These simple yoga poses are great exercises if you're interested in how to improve posture and benefit from reduced pain. 

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Recovering Safely From an Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury

Incomplete spinal cord injury recovery time is different for everyone. Learn about the treatments you may encounter and workplace adaptations available.