Posts Tagged "ergonomics"

How To Pick Up Your Kid Without Blowing Out Your Back

How To Pick Up Your Kid Without Blowing Out Your Back

Mamas and Papas! Lend me Your Ears! And Low Backs! It has come to my attention (in the form of panicking new patients) that our kids are causing our emergency medical bills. Swimming classes? Sure. Organic fruit squeeze packs? Why not. But low back spasms and emergency doctor visits are certainly not what most families budget for in time or money. How do our growing munchkins cause low back spasms? Bending over to pick them up. Repeatedly. As they put more weight on every day. And wiggle and squirm. And hide behind hard-to-reach places. Moms and Dads & Grandparents, did you know that there IS a right way and a wrong way to pick up your child?...

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20 Seconds of Yoga to Enjoy The Rest of Your Day

If you’ve ever been to a chiropractor, it may be no surprise that you were given exercise recommendations, nutrition advice, or benefited from other complementary therapies.  The main goal of chiropractic care is spinal health and alignment, which is done through spinal adjustments and various soft tissue techniques. As a holistic approach to healing, chiropractic care focuses on the body as a whole working to ensure optimal wellness for patients. Among many additional treatments and therapies that may be recommended by a chiropractor, yoga is one of our favorites at Miami Sports Chiropractic & Yoga Center in Aventura.   What is yoga? Yoga is an ancient method...

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Which Pillow Should You Buy? 5 Tips For More Supportive Sleep

Which Pillow Should You Buy?  5 Tips For More Supportive Sleep

‘Hi Dr. Doman, I’m looking for an orthopedic pillow or something. I’m sleeping terribly and find that my normal pillows are so uncomfortable.   I can’t find a good position to sleep.  Any pointers? I have no idea where to start.   Thanks!’  – Michael R If you are someone who thinks that their pillow is the cause of their neck pain and poor sleep and would like to learn how to choose the right one, this blog post is for you! Hi Ray!  Sorry to hear about your pillow issues.  Very common! So here is the secret that the pillow companies aren’t telling you: While a comfortable and supportive pillow IS important, your posture and the...

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Real Talk: How To Pick The Best Chair For Your Office

Real talk: How do you pick the best chair for your office? Many opinions exist on this topic…not all helpful! The next three minutes will literally save you years of pain and thousands of dollars in wasted and over- promising furniture. (I hate furniture that doesn’t keep its’ promises.) Back pain, headaches, neck pain? All day with the wrong office chair choice. Did you know that most people sit for 40 to 80 hours per week? That is a recipe for chronic pain regardless of how much exercise you do to correct it. Click on the video below  for some very important chair purchasing options as well as what to do if you cannot buy another chair for your...

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