How to Use a Foam Roller

How to Use a Foam Roller

In light of the Eugene Marathon that took place last weekend, we thought a foam roller “how-to” blog would be useful this month! Using a foam roller on tight, sore muscles can be an effective way to: improve circulation, break up fascial or muscle...
Proper Car Posture & Body Mechanics

Proper Car Posture & Body Mechanics

When dealing with low back pain or just after a total hip or knee surgery, getting in or out of the car can be difficult. In order to make sure you don’t aggravate your injury or cause discomfort, you should practice the proper car posture and body mechanics....
Avoid Gardening Pain This Spring

Avoid Gardening Pain This Spring

Spring is upon us which means it’s almost time for yard work and gardening! Many people enjoy being out in the fresh air while getting some exercise in the yard. Injuries with yard work commonly happen because we do not practice safe body mechanics or take...
Ergonomics and Posture

Ergonomics and Posture

What in the world is Ergonomics? Ergonomics has been stated as the study of movement efficiency in peoples’ working environments. While some job environments allow for moving and changing positions constantly (like mine, thank goodness!), many people’s jobs require...