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Easy Workplace Stretches to Perform to Prevent Pain

If your 9-5 sitting and computer job is causing low back, neck, or arm pain here are a couple of stretches that may help. With all these stretches, you want to hold for 30 seconds at a time and try to perform at least 3 repetitions for each side. One of the best things you can do for your body if you sit all day is to get up and stand. If possible, try and work one of these stretches in to your workday routine every 30 minutes to an hour. Set a timer if you need help remembering. Standing doorway pectoralis stretch: This stretch is for the front of your chest which tends to get tight with computer work all day. Perform this when you walk through a door at work or at the edge of your cubicle

What is a Bunion?

A bunion is the term for a deformity of the great toe which is also known as hallux valgus in medical terms. Typically these terms are used interchangeably, though technically the enlargement or overgrowth of bone and tissue is called a bunion. The hallux valgus deformity consists of the first phalange of the great toe over time turning outward (toward the other toes) and the first metatarsal turning inward (towards the body). It is estimated that upwards of 64 million people in the United States have hallux valgus and that over 200,000 surgeries are performed each year to correct this deformity.1 The deformity doesn’t always cause people to have pain, however as it progresses it can impede

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