March 6th, 2018

Have you ever sat on the metro on your way to Foggy Bottom, Farragut North or Farragut West and felt your hamstring ache or your feel your foot start to tingle? Have you been walking down K street or M street and feel a shooting pain in your thigh and the outside of your calf that goes into your foot? There is a good chance this pain is originating from your low back even though you are not experiencing back pain. What is Referred Pain? Referred pain is when you feel pain in a part of the…

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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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