Managing Disc Injures with Healthy Exercise

back pain exercises health Nov 17, 2019

Sitting at my desk, researching this article, I come across so much information about disc (spine) injuries.

It seems that ‘Google’ is extremely good at defining what a disc herniation is, how it happens and when to go to a doctor, but not so good at providing helpful information regarding management of the injury.

Most of the websites veer towards recommendations of bed rest, NSAIDS (anti-inflammatory drugs) and cortisone injections, with a visit to your GP if pain persists.

In a nutshell, rest and drugs.

There are very few sites that encourage people to seek some hands-on treatment, and even fewer that provide any information about specific exercise programs for disc injuries.

Let’s change that by focusing on some preventative exercises you can add to any existing program.

However, if you currently have a disc injury, remember to always consult a health care professional (doctor or physical therapist) for diagnosis and advice prior to starting an exercise program....

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Introducing the New Geared Up v2: Website & Online Resource for You!

 

Happy Friday to you!

It's such an incredible feeling to debut something we've been working diligently to create for you so you have the support, direction and clarity to truly "Practice with Purpose, and Live with Passion"!

That said, we’re proud to debut our our newly optimized website, which is now a health and wellness platform that helps you make positive and lasting changes to your life!

We guide you through the process of creating a vision for your health and wellbeing, developing a healthy mindset, healthy habits while encouraging you every step of the way, empowering you to accomplish your goals.

So, what's new?

Geared Up! offers new services to help you optimize your health and add value to your life.

We've added:

  • an exercise video library,
  • a corrective exercise section,
  • provide free monthly trainer workouts,
  • host a members only Facebook group, and
  • provide members only discount access to valuable gear and the supplies necessary to help you achieve your goals!
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A Healthy Workplace Equals a Happy and Productive Workforce

The workplace is where most people spend a large portion of their waking hours.

That’s why it’s so important that employers collaborate with fitness professionals and wellness agencies to encourage activity during the workday.

As a society, we can’t ignore the fact that many Americans find it difficult to fit anything else into their day. Outside of the home, the workplace is where most people spend the most time.

That is why working with employers to encourage activity during working hours is so important.

Good health and well-fit employees are fundamental to social wellbeing and workplace productivity.

Healthy workplaces are not just a social concern however. They are economically driven as well.

In fact, per Forbes magazine, “Injuries, illness and medical appointments are the most commonly reported reasons for missing work”. This absenteeism comes at a great cost to employers. Absenteeism costs associated with chronic diseases and health risk...

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