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Minimizing The Impact Of Excessive Sitting

Posted by | 28-08-2015
These days, whether at work or at school, many of us spend far more time sitting than our bodies can handle. As a result, we often see a lot of related musculoskeletal problems in our clinics including tight hip flexors and quads, poor range of motion in our hips, and related knee, hip and low back pain/injuries. Unfortunately, the reality is that many of us don’t have as much control over the amount of time we spend sitting as we would like so it’s important to employ certain techniques for minimizing the negative effects. In the following video, Dr. Jason Lemieux of Physiomed Oakville demonstrates tips and techniques for minimizing the negative impacts of excessive sitting with active vs. passive sitting and the “20/20 rule”:  
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Dr. Scott Wilson

Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.

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