Distancing Yourself from Sitting-Down Syndrome

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Do you work behind a desk all day and suffer with neck and back pain? If you use a desktop or laptop in your home, office, or school, you may not be aware that distancing yourself from Sitting-Down Syndrome may be as easy as adjusting how close, or far away, you sit from your computer. Many…

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Shedding Light on Sitting-Down Syndrome

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When working on a desktop, laptop, iPad, or other PDA, most people don’t typically consider the importance of proper lighting in their home, office, or school environment. But it’s important to note that monitor screens and work surfaces should be free of sunlight, glare, and reflections, as direct light from windows or lamps can interfere…

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Auto Accident Injuries Related to Prescription Drug Use

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Every day in South Florida, thousands of people get behind the wheel under the influence of prescription drugs. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “Drugs acting on the brain can alter perception, cognition, attention, balance, coordination, reaction time, and other faculties required for safe driving. The effects of specific drugs of abuse differ…

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Texting and Driving…a Recipe for Disaster

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Did you know that over one million automobile accidents a year involve the use of cell phones? Over half of all drivers confess to talking on cell phones while driving with one-third texting while driving. Texting keeps the eyes off the road more than any other driving distractions, making a crash 23 times more likely….

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‘Screening’ for Sitting-Down Syndrome

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Does your job require you to sit in front of a computer all day? If you use a laptop, desktop, or other PDA with any regularity, it’s not uncommon for your monitor or screen to get dirty over time. The accumulation of fingerprints, dust, film, and static, along with the action of coughing or sneezing,…

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The Benefits of Massage Therapy – More than a simple indulgence

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Many people view massage as an unnecessary indulgence, but did you know that massage is beneficial to overall health and well-being? In fact, regular massage treatments can produce numerous health-related benefits. Let’s consider some ways massage therapy promotes overall health and well-being. Improves Aches and Pains- Regular massage loosens up the affected tissues, signaling pluripotent…

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