Are Pain Medications A Good Idea?

Are Pain Medications A Good Idea?

Pain medications aren’t without risk. Long term effects are controversial, because more often than not pain killer users are not well informed. As with any medicine, each person’s reaction to a pain killer will be different from each other. When evaluating the risks behind their usage, it’s best to talk to your doctor about specifics! Risks…

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Fix Your Desk Job Posture

Fix Your Desk Job Posture

There are many detrimental health effects from sitting for 8+ hours per day, such as neck pain, shoulder pain, and low back pain. Solutions to this posture problem include utilizing standing desks or stability ball chairs, but to address the root cause of the problem, you will need to strengthen weakened muscles while releasing the tight ones….

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Read This Before Switching to a Standing Desk

Read This Before Switching to a Standing Desk

The standing desk has been a trend for some time now. Many desk-bound workers are making the switch to avoid sitting, which has been labeled as a worse activity than smoking. Naturally, to avoid this one extreme people look to the other. But are standing desks really the solution? There are a few things to consider before…

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Shoulder Packing to Prevent Shoulder Injury

Pack Your Shoulder to Prevent Injury

Learning to pack your shoulder is essential for almost every exercise you do. Shoulder packing will not only protect it, but will also give you more leverage when doing pulling or pressing movements such as Lat Pulldowns or Bench Pressing. What is Shoulder Packing? The shoulder joint has high amounts of mobility which is a good thing because it…

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Strengthen Your Core to Relieve Back Pain

When you hear the term “core,” abdominal muscles may immediately come to mind. However, the core actually comprises much more than just the abs. The core includes all the deep and superficial muscles used to stabilize, align, and move the trunk of the body as well as the pelvis and hips.When you strengthen your core,…

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