Posts by Dr. Shawn K. Exley

Office Ergonomics

7 Tips for Proper Ergonomics in the Modern “Office” Office jobs — jobs that have employees sitting in front of a computer — are more common than ever. Even still, “offices” have never looked so different. Tech companies are particularly well-known for altering the office landscape with diverse workstations, nap/relaxation rooms and even amazing in-house…

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Is your child’s backpack making the grade?

It’s been a few years since I completed my schooling, but after 22 years of it, I sure remember what it’s like to carry all my books on my back every day! Since it is back to school season, I wanted to provide some advice on how to PROPERLY use a backpack, for your kids…

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Scoliosis

Let’s face it. If you have absolutely no curve in your spine, you are going to have issues. But there is the right kind of curve and the wrong kind of curve. If you’re looking at a normal spine from the side, you need an S shaped curve from head to tailbone. However, if you’re…

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Proper Breathing Technique

Like the beating of the heart, breathing is one of the bodily functions that doesn’t require any thought input. Most often, we rely on chemical sensors in the brain to control our breathing rate and depth, and they work by measuring the oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in the bloodstream. Oxygen is needed to combine with a…

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