Preventing‌ ‌Low‌ ‌Back‌ ‌Pain -‌ ‌A‌ ‌Guide‌ ‌For‌ ‌The‌ ‌Office‌ ‌Ninja‌

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Almost everyone reading this has had or will have some form of nagging low back pain. Given the current pandemic, much of the world is now working from home and unable to see their therapist. But does that mean you can’t prevent or self-manage your low back pain? You can rest assured that having a solid understanding of occupational low back pain (LBP) has good scientific evidence to decrease the duration and severity of pain. Yes, symptomatic relief through manipulations and manual therapy may help, but you have the ultimate ability in keeping your back healthy. Investing in the integrity…...

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Waldo Cheung Waldo is a physical therapist working both in the ICU, and on the field with runners. After completing his Bachelors in Kinesiology, Waldo spent two years in graduate school. His research focused on individuals living with chronic lung disease. As his dissertation came to a close, Waldo decided to pursue a career in physical therapy. While working in hospitals' intensive care unit, and emergency wards Waldo learned the importance of interpreting scientific data towards making better clinical decisions and improving the general public’s literacy in health. Waldo aims to synthesize his passion for science, medicine, and running through RunningBoxx a company with the vision of decreasing running related injuries through free educational material.Outside of work, Waldo can be found running, rock-climbing, and drinking copious amounts of coffee.