Give Your Back (& Body) Some Love!

By: Dr. Albert M. Scales, DC, Feb 06, 2019
Back Pain and Wellness in St. Catharines Ontario

We think you need some love this Valentines day

Valentine's Day is almost here, and we think that your back (and neck, and wrists...) could use some love this February!

We've put together a few quick tips on how to give your body some much-needed TLC in the office. The office may not look scary, but there are several ways you can injure your body by maintaining bad habits. Use these tips to keep your work environment comfortable.

  1. Never reach for your keyboard! Your arms can weigh up to 12-15% of your body weight. Keep your elbows by your side while typing. This will help prevent neck and should discomfort and may even help you get rid of dull, tension related headaches!
  2. Keep the top of your monitor at eye-level. You shouldn't need to look up or down to read your screen. Keep your monitor about an arm's length away. Any further, and you'll naturally strain your body to be able to see your screen.
  3. Keep your wrists straight as much as possible. The muscles that move your fingers are in your forearms. Having your wrists extended contracts the muscle on the topside of your forearms, which can cause discomfort or injury.

The more you control your body to prevent injury the better your quality of life you with have physically.

Dr. Albert Scales is the owner of Lakeshore Chiropractic Group has been helping victims of motor vehicle accidents for over 35 years. Dr. Scales has successfully helped hundreds of auto accident sufferers return to a pain-free and active lifestyle.

He has been an independent insurance assessor for over 25 years and has seen many types of injuries related to motor vehicle accidents.  He is registered with FSCO and is licensed to treat your injuries and bill your insurance provider directly allowing you to avoid the hassles of paperwork.

Our staff and professionals at Lakeshore Chiropractic Group do not take your pain and injuries lightly. We utilize the latest advances in natural pain relief and attempt to help you restore your health, mobility and quality of life as quickly as possible.

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