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Taking care of your body in the work place

As the workforce has shifted from factories to offices, the incidence of back pain has increased dramatically. Researchers blame this increase on one simple activity that we do all the time – sitting. Our bodies were not designed to sit for long periods of time. We...

Happy 4th from Maui’s Best Massage!

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Dealing with Discs (part 3)

Back Exercises Here are several extension exercises you can do to recover from low back pain, specifically acute episodes of backpain – when your back “goes out.” They put the vertebrae in a position that pushes the soft center of the disc forward so it stops...

Dealing with Discs (part 2)

Prevention is Best Ideally, you want to stop back pain from developing by taking some simple steps to reduce strain to your back. Many chairs don’t offer sufficient support for your lower back. Even well designed chairs can be used improperly. For example, most people...

Dealing with Discs (part 1)

Dealing with discs (Part 1) Your back consists of stacked bones called vertebrae. There are discs between the vertebrae that act as shock absorbers and that allow the spine to bend. Each disc consists of a soft semi-fluid center (the nucleus) that is surrounded and...