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Four Back-saving Tips for the Office - CCA

Four Back-saving Tips for the Office

May 26, 2015

Given the number of hours in a work week spent sitting, including commuting time, it’s not surprising that many office workers suffer from at least one musculoskeletal (MSK) condition. Common workplace injuries include tendonitis/osis, carpal tunnel syndrome, back and neck pain, as well as neck/shoulder stiffness and circulatory problems. Pain and discomfort can be caused

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Five Back-saving Tips for Spring Cleaning - CCA

Five Back-saving Tips for Spring Cleaning

May 20, 2015

Have you ever stared down your list of household chores and wish you had a magic wand? Not very many people seem to like cleaning the house; however, it is one of life’s necessities. The mundane nature of chores aside, some household activities require a great deal of bending, reaching and twisting that may increase

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Six Back-saving Tips for New Parents - CCA

Six Back-saving Tips for New Parents

May 13, 2015

Becoming a parent brings joy like no other, but it also brings a host of new challenges that test the most patient and nurturing among us. It’s no secret that childbirth and the general sleep deprivation that typically accompanies caring for a baby have a profound impact on the body. In fact, musculoskeletal (MSK) complaints

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Seven Ways to Plan Ahead in the Garden and Reduce the Risk of Pain - CCA

Seven Ways to Plan Ahead in the Garden and Reduce the Risk of Pain

May 06, 2015

Now that spring is here, many people are anxious to get out into their gardens. Last week, we gave you some tips on pacing yourself while planting. However, if you are injured and unable to attend to the beds due to chronic conditions such as arthritis, it can be heartbreaking to watch the vegetable patch

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