January 17th, 2018

First, I’d like to wish you all a belated Happy New Year! I hope 2018 is off to a great start, despite the deep freeze of winter that has descended upon Downtown DC, Foggy Bottom, and Dupont Circle as we’ve tried to put the stress filled holiday season in the rear-view mirror. With this new season comes new challenges for staying pain free and avoiding injury. While the DC metro area has not yet had a significant snow fall, shovels have already been taken out of storage to clear driveways…

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December 14th, 2017

Members of today’s workforce sit for most or all of the day while at their job. It doesn’t matter if you’re a government contractor in McPherson Square, a lawyer on K Street, or federal employee in Downtown DC, chances are you spend most of your day in a seated position. With all this time spent in a seated position, proper workstation ergonomics can make the difference between being comfortable and experiencing headache, neck pain and lower back pain throughout the day. Commuting to…

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December 7th, 2017

Members of today’s workforce sit for most or all of the day while at their job. It doesn’t matter if you’re a government contractor in McPherson Square, a lawyer on K Street, or federal employee in Downtown DC, chances are you spend most of your day in a seated position. With all this time spent in a seated position, proper workstation ergonomics can make the difference between being comfortable and experiencing headache, neck pain and lower back pain throughout the day. Over the next…

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November 15th, 2017

Members of today’s workforce sit for most or all of the day while at their job. It doesn’t matter if you’re a government contractor in McPherson Square, a lawyer on K Street, or federal employee in Downtown DC, chances are you spend most of your day in a seated position. With all this time spent in a seated position, proper work station ergonomics can make the difference between being comfortable and experiencing headache, neck pain and lower back pain throughout the day. Over the next…

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November 13th, 2017

What do pregnant women from Downtown DC to Georgetown, West End to Metro Center, and Dupont Circle to Foggy Bottom all have in common? Low back pain. Low back pain, hip / buttock pain, and sciatic-type pain are some of the most frequent complaints of expecting mothers. Low back pain can begin in the middle of the first trimester and reoccur multiple times throughout the pregnancy. This pain can be accompanied by sciatic-like pain that radiates down the leg. This is caused by compression on…

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