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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October 27th, 2017

Have you been running through Dupont Circle or through Foggy Bottom and felt your low back tighten up or a sharp pain in your Achilles tendon? If so, you are experiencing some of the more common injuries that runners face. This list includes:Low Back Pain Achilles Tendon Tendonitis /Pain Plantar FasciitisHip Pain / Bursitis Patella Femoral Syndrome IT Band SyndromesThese injuries are typically from the repetitive stress that running puts on the body; this…

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October 18th, 2017

We have all fallen asleep on the couch and woken up with aches and pains in our neck and low back. In fact, pain and muscle stiffness in the morning is a common complaint of many patients, regardless of where they fall asleep. With only so many options to choose from -side, back, or stomach – how do you know if your are sleeping in the right position? Ergonomically, the best way to sleep is on your side with your head supported by a pillow that keeps your neck straight without activating…

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