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3 Tips to Proper Ergonomics in the Workplace

Many jobs require people to sit for long periods of time, which in turn diminishes proper posture and leads to a strained or sprained neck or lower back muscles. This unwanted stress on the spine can lead to lower work productivity and potentially more serious back problems.

Download this PDF for three tips to help ensure you have proper ergonomics in the workplace.

What is Massage Cupping?

Massage cupping is a modified version of "cupping therapy," which has been used in Chinese medicine for many years.

By creating negative pressure, cups are used to drain excess fluids and toxins; stimulate the peripheral nervous system; bring blood flow to stagnant muscles and skin; and loosen adhesions, connective tissue and stubborn knots in soft tissue. Application of cups draws blood from arteries to capillaries then returns via veins to be disposed.

Conditions that benefit:

Helping Patients with Massage – Beyond the hands

I have heard it all. From the 80-something-year-old, never having had a massage, wanting me to ‘cure’ them, to the 14-year-old, also a beginner, and needing me to help them feel less pain after a car accident. Not to the mention the occasional, ‘my last massage was in Nam’ patient. Awkward silence usually follows that statement.

Compass Rehabilitation Center Welcomes Michael Shaheen, DC

Compass Rehabilitation Center is pleased to welcome Michael Shaheen, DC (Doctor of Chiropractic). Michael treats patients from infants through geriatrics with a variety of disorders, including sciatica, pinched nerves, torticollis, muscular headaches, sports injuries and more. Chiropractic is also helpful for those whose employment involves physical labor.

Dr. John Jerome to lecture at Western Michigan University

Dr. JeromeOn November 17, 2015, Compass Rehabilitation Pain Psychologist, Dr. John Jerome will be lecturing at Western Michigan University to the members of the Greater Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo Chapter of the Case Management Society of America. Dr. Jerome, as a well-known expert in the area of pain management. He has been asked to facilitate a clinical debate on the various treatments currently available.

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