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4 Tips for Returning Back to Work After an Injury

4 Tips for Returning Back to Work After an Injury

If you’ve had the unfortunate occurrence of sustaining a workplace injury, you know the challenges that returning to work can present. Consider these 4 tips to make returning back to work after an injury a smoother process. 

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Ways to Improve Workplace Safety

Ways to Improve Workplace Safety

As an employer, there are many things you can do to signal to your employees that they are appreciated, which in turn will only motivate them further. One of the best ways to do this is to create a safe workplace. 

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Common Workplace Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Common Workplace Injuries and How to Avoid Them

You might not expect to be the person that experiences an injury at work, especially if you don’t work in a particularly physically strenuous job. But workplace injuries are more common than most people realize. The best way to protect yourself against a workplace injury is to know how to avoid them in the first place.

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Working From Home Best Practices to Prevent RSI and Pain

work from home rsi

People have been working from home more than ever before. The freedom and flexibility offered by remote work feel wonderful…until you start to feel the effects of a repetitive strain injury (RSI). Working from home often means working in conditions that aren’t always the most ergonomic (the couch is comfortable, just not the best position for your spine). Here’s how to avoid RSI and prevent pain.

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Bone and Joint Health Action Week: October 12-20

Bone and Joint Health Action Week 2020

As anyone that’s ever experienced bone or joint discomfort can tell you, the musculoskeletal system is something we depend on dearly. Our bodies are the crucial tools we use to navigate our world and enjoy our lives. It is when we’re in pain that we realize how often we take our good health for granted. With Bone and Joint Health Action Week happening from October 12th to the 20th., we will be raising awareness about the prevention, management, and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders.

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Active Aging Week: October 5-11

Active Aging Week: October 5-11

It is likely that we would all love to age not only gracefully, but actively. Active Aging Week celebrates exactly that – aging and the benefits of active living. Thousands of Active Aging Week supporters honor this time as a means to showcase how positive aging can be by taking full advantage of life’s offerings and promoting wellness and health.

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Joint-Friendly Stretches & Workouts

Joint-Friendly Stretches & Workouts

Exercise and good nutrition are key elements to keeping your body in a healthy state. But even these two health measures can cause harm if not done properly. For example, did you know that certain stretches and workouts can actually lead to joint damage?

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Tips for Avoiding Foot & Ankle Injuries While Running

Tips for Avoiding Foot & Ankle Injuries While Running

If you are a regular runner, it doesn’t matter the weather or the season, you will likely find no excuse big enough to keep you from pounding the pavement. One thing that will slow you down, however, is an injury to your foot or ankle.

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