Stretches for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The sooner you begin treating carpal tunnel syndrome proactively the better your chances for a complete recovery. These simple wrist stretches will help. Because they take less than one minute to complete, and can be done anywhere, it’s easy to practice them regularly throughout the day. Wrist Flexion Stretch for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 1. Sit or stand tall […]

Corporate America Saves Money With Additional Desktop Breaks

By Mark Kirkpatrick, guest blogger The corporate world has a strong tradition of hard work, long hours and success that comes with those practices. Inside today’s fast-paced digital environment, businesses won’t succeed unless they’re willing to put in the time and effort to truly claim a part of this valuable marketplace. Unfortunately, the idea of […]

Spine Activation to Feed the Mind

Keeping your spine flexible and mobile is not only good for your body but it’s actually improving your cognitive functioning. Dr. Roger Sperry, Nobel Prize Recipient for Brain Research, tells us that “90% of the stimulation and nutrition to the brain is generated by the movement of the spine.” If you find yourself sitting for […]

Twelve Desk Exercises

Use these practical exercises daily Whether you are fitting exercise into your work schedule at the office, writing monthly bills, or working at your home computer, the following desk exercises will improve your concentration, make you more alert, and relieve tension. Proceed gently with each exercise and listen to your body. Stay within your personal […]

Newsflash July 2015- Restoring Health Through Breathing

Ideas For Restoring Health by Mary Ann Wilson, RN This past week Gretchen and I attended an all-day seminar on the Science of Recovery and Restoration presented by Dr. Kimberly  Byrd-Rider, a board certified physical therapist. We learned so many exciting exercises, especially with regard to breathing. Although we associate breathing with the process of […]

Workplace Wellness

Prolonged static postures and repetitive movements experienced in the workplace are risk factors that can lead to fatigue, tension and musculoskeletal problems such as neck strain, backache, headache, or repetitive strain injuries. Proper positioning at your desk and gentle exercises done for a few minutes each hour can help to reduce these risks. These exercises […]