Sitting vs. Standing Desks

In the last decade, standing desks have been the big talk for office workers. “If I had a standing desk my pain/stiffness/soreness would go away.” What people do not realize is that there is just as much room for error with a standing desk as there is with a sitting desk. I am not saying […]

Should you trust Dr. Google?

The truth is, pain is complicated. If pain was straight forward, we would all be pain free. Our bodies are unique and different and we need to treat them as such. Two people with the exact same symptoms will likely respond differently to the same treatments and exercises. Sure, you can plug your symptoms into […]

Bell’s Palsy + Your Body

Bell’s Palsy is unexplained facial weakness or paralysis of the facial nerve on one side of the face. Symptoms include facial drooping, inability to close the eyelid and loss of control of the muscles that control facial expression on the affected side (smiling, squinting, blinking, raising the eyebrows). This can be a very scary situation […]

Finding Your Balance

According to the CDC, more than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States and 20% to 30% of people who fall suffer moderate to severe injuries. Our goal at Bodyworks is not only to help you rehabilitate from injuries due to falls, but also help prevent future falls. […]

Different Types Headaches + How to Treat

Headaches are a common problem many people deal with. One type of headache we treat here is called a tension type or cervicogenic (neck-related) headache. Below are some of the common symptoms associated with this type: ·      Neck pain/discomfort/tightness with loss of range of motion ·      Worse with prolonged sitting ·  […]

Pain in the Pelvis

Statistically, 1 in 7 American women ages 18-50 have pelvic pain, and it is defined as pain in the abdomen or pelvis when there is no proven infection or obvious cause for the symptoms. Pelvic pain may become chronic pelvic pain or CPP when the pain lasts longer than six months. Common complaints are pelvic […]

The Elbow Bone is Connected to the Tendon Bone?

Nope, the tendon is not a bone! It is a thick, fibrous cord that attaches muscle to bone. Tendinitis can occur in any muscle of the body and is usually associated with overuse such as with a sport, hobbies or repetitive work movements, causing inflammation or irritation of a tendon. Some of the common names […]

The Not-So-Sweet Side of Sugar

Some “food for thought” as many of us are baking and enjoying all of those holiday goodies… According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the average American consumes roughly 47 pounds of cane sugar and 35 pounds of high-fructose corn syrup per year. It is common knowledge that sugar can lead to obesity, heart […]