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Crunching the numbers: how many are In pain from working at home?

Crunching the numbers: how many are In pain from working at home?

We’ve known for a while that the coronavirus pandemic is making millions of office workers uncomfortable. Few had proper home offices set up when their office buildings closed. Working in a makeshift environment – the kitchen table, sofa or even from bed – is putting all kinds of strain on the body.  

Thanks to a recent insurance study, we have a better idea of how widespread the problem is. Although the study was completed in England, it’s reasonable to expect comparable numbers in the U.S., since our economies are similarly white-collar dominant. And it isn’t limited to working adults; home-schooling kids are also at risk.

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Heel pain: the tip of the plantar fasciitis iceberg

Heel pain: the tip of the plantar fasciitis iceberg

The plantar fascia is a thick band of connective tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes. When it gets inflamed, it typically causes heel pain, the classic symptom of plantar fasciitis (PF).

Anybody can get it, but runners are particularly susceptible. The fascia is stretched tight across the bottom of the foot and the repetitive stress of running can cause small tears. Over time, those tears can lead to long-term inflammation and heel pain. 

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Runner's Knee

The runner’s nemesis: IT band

Runners love to hate their IT bands. Trouble there can keep you off the road, the runner’s worst nightmare.

Short for iliotibial, the IT is a long band of connective tissue on the outside of each leg, running from hip to knee. When it gets inflamed, it usually causes pain on the outside of the knee. But it can also cause pain at the hip or lower back.

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Urgent – Please Read! – Changes in Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Could Affect YOU!

We apologize for sending out another email so close to our last, but this information can potentially affect us all! Please take a few moments of your day and read the following message. These changes will affect Chiro, PT, OT, Acupuncture and many other forms of manual therapy!  Do you have HORIZON BCBS Insurance? Are […]

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Ocean City New Jersey Masters Swim – OCNJ – RunSignUp.com

Looking for a 1 mile ocean swim around OCNJ and the Somers Point, New Jersey region. Look further because we have got you covered! Link: https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/OceanCity/OceanCitySwim Place 34th Street Beach Patrol Ocean City, NJ US 08226 Description 10am START, July 15, 2017 Host 34th Street Beach Patrol OCNJ

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Achy Joints – More EVIDENCE that HIGH QUALITY Chondroitin Sulfate supplementation helps arthritis.

Direct Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28533290 While looking for pertinent and relative research to issues we deal with here at the office, I came across this article online which was very recently published in supplementation research.  PubMed is your basic search site for indexing research studies and usually one of the first places we look as doctors trying […]

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ELDOA Method Group Introductory Class! CK Pilates – Marmora New Jersey – Saturday May 20th

Jill Kemenosh is proud to introduce The ELDOA Method next weekend at CK Pilates (Marmora, NJ) and will be taking on a limited amount of students to start practicing the deep myofascial stretching techniques created by Guy Voyer, DO.  The ELDOA Method is deeply rooted in techniques to greatly reduce low back pain, neck pain, and […]

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JAMA – Association of Spinal Manipulative Therapy With Clinical Benefit and Harm for Acute Low Back Pain

Title: Association of Spinal Manipulative Therapy With Clinical Benefit and Harm for Acute Low Back Pain – Systematic Review and Meta-analysis My good friend who is a pediatrician in Wisconsin alerted me that JAMA produced a reasonable and sound systematic review and meta-analysis yesterday on spinal manipulation for acute low back pain which can be […]

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The Pittsburgh Marathon tweeted a great one minute video on the basics of hydration!

The @PGHMarathon is just four weeks away! To help countdown to the race we have hydration tips for runners from @JeffLucchinoRDN. pic.twitter.com/K0n2pGWuCy — UPMC Sports Medicine (@UPMCSportsMed) April 9, 2017   More info on marathon hydration: Runners World: http://www.runnersworld.com/racing/marathon-race-day-nutrition-and-hydration Competitor Magazine: http://running.competitor.com/2013/10/training/practicing-marathon-hydration-and-nutrition_57611  

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How come your office works so well with other doctors? We were trained this way!

One of the hallmark reasons most of the associates here at Dr. Mark Kemenosh and Associates are excited to work on this team is because we do our best to adhere to the mantra of “do best by the patient”.  As you can see on this article from our alma mater, the National University of […]

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