Many of my patients present with numbness and tingling in their arms and or legs. With older patients especially this can be very disconcerting to them and often hard for them to pinpoint a cause. There are many reasons that you might be suffering from this, but a very common one is spinal stenosis [...]
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It has been a long year that we have all lived through and many of us have been reluctant to go to gyms because of COVID and masks and social distancing. Most gyms in Cranberry Twp. are fully open. I learned a long time ago that the hardest thing there I to remember is [...]
With restrictions slowly being lifted across the nation, who isn't eager to get out? Summer is upon us and whether you have plans for a family vacation or work travels, back pain should not ruin your experience. Enjoy your taste of summer again with some insightful tips to reduce any back discomfot. Preparation Before [...]
Whether you call it pandemic weight gain or quarantine weight gain, it is often called COVID belly. It is hard to believe that it's been one year since the world as we knew it changed. Yesterday, Governor Wolf announced major reopenings in Pennsylvania effective April 4, so it looks like we are finally getting back [...]
With all the great things that are now available to us in the form of technology, it is really easy to find a way to get fit at home. You can find great home gyms and weight sets that will help you tone your muscles and burn fat, and it [...]
Pilates and yoga at home can provide a healthy and fit lifestyle. There is no doubt that these exercises will help you lose weight, strengthen your core muscles, and improve your posture. Yoga is a wonderful way to relax and to achieve wellness. However, the question many people ask is, [...]
Stress – How to cope with the new normal Over the last few weeks we have been discussing some of the physical aspects of dealing with working from home – but what about the mental aspects. One of my patient’s employer was acquired by a larger tech firm that puts its [...]
We have been reviewing where you should sit in your home while working at home and even asked if you should be sitting at all. But this week I want to do a deeper dive into what to look for in a home office chair. […]
Ok, you have been home for months now working in your new office. The room is formerly known as your dining room. It looks like it will be months before you are back in a real office. What is your long-term plan for workstation ergonomics? […]
Many people in the Cranberry Township area are still working at home. Chances are you did not have the foresight to fit out your home with the same office set-up as you had in your office before COVID struck. As we head into fall, it is becoming clear that some things [...]