Tag Archives: joint pain

Corporate Wellness Classes

Corporate Wellness Classes

Has working from home got you stressed out?  Have you and your team been feeling sore from that new work setup.  Do you just feel plain stiff and tired?  Our team has the resources to help you.       Dr. Cruze and Dr. Lutz have teamed up to offer virtual classes to get those bodies moving.  These Stretch and Release Classes have a therapeutic effect on those sore and stiff muscles that you have developed while working from home.  We know this has been a difficult time to get in proper exercise, to have great ergonomics, and to be at optimum health.        Movement is the key to reducing pain.  A body that moves well, is a body that feels well.  Your mobility, stability, and strength are the key to getting you pain free a ... read more

Sitting

Sitting

Sitting       Through this difficult time many of you have been sitting more than usual.  To make matters worse, your at home desk setup isn’t as ergonomically friendly or you may not even have a true desk at all and have just been using the couch.  This can put a tremendous stress on the body and cause all sorts of aches and pains you may be feeling right now.  What can we do about this?       Sitting is a part of everyday life.  It is honestly unavoidable.  We want to take some stress off our lower body and relax while we work and sitting is perfect for that.  While not immediately detrimental, chronic seated posture leads to shortening of the hip flexors, the pecs, the anterior shoulders, the posterior neck, and the upper shoulder muscles.  Often, these can progress into pain in the low back or numbness/tingling sensations in the arms and may even contribute to carpal tunnel symptoms.    ... read more

Acupuncture for Tendonitis by Dr. Stephanie Wu

Tendons are important structures in our body. They connect muscle to bones and are essential  for all movements. Tendonitis is a condition in which tendons become painful, swollen, and  inflamed thereby impairing function. When tendons become inflamed, they can cause extreme  discomfort and irritation with associated movements. It is usually caused by repetitive  strain/overuse and or overload and is generally worse with movement.     Common forms of tendonitis include tennis elbow, golfers elbow, Achilles tendonitis, jumpers  knee, wrist tendonitis, shoulder tendonitis, etc.  ... read more

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