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Poor Ergonomics to Blame for Neck and Back Pain among Dentists
CBD Oil Can Help With Muscle Tension and Pain Chronic back pain is common among the United States population.Nearly 80% of Americans will encounter back pain at some point in theirlife, and the New England Journal of Medicine  in The Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 70% of dentists deal with...  Read More
CBD Oil Is an Effective Pain Relief Option for Dental Professionals
Neck and back pain is widespread in the general population, but theincidence of these types of pain is even higher among dentalprofessionals. The reasons for this ubiquitous problem are notsurprising. Dental care providers literally twist themselves intounnatural and uncomfortable positions all day...  Read More
Episode 28: Becoming Gumby. How to stretch effectively.
                                    Episode 28: Becoming Gumby                        Ever wonder why you stretch and stretch and nothing seems to change?  Most likely it is because you aren't doing it correctly.  How could you when you've never been taught how to?This week's series tackles the...  Read More
Episode 27: The undisputed best treatment for back pain.
 Although we have only scratched the surface of back pain in dentistry with this series, this episode will dispell some myths about treatment of back pain and what treatment has been recommended over and over again in research.  Find out what that treatment is and how to find the best person to...  Read More
Episode 26: Pressure, posture and pain.
                                    Episode 26: Pressure, posture and pain                        What types of pressure create back pain in your dental practice?  How can you begin the journey to correcting your own posture while you practice and reduce the pain?These questions and more are...  Read More
Episode 25: Back pain in dentistry.
                                    Episode 25: Back pain in dentistry                        Back pain in dentistry is an epidemic.  In this week's series we tackle why dental professionals experience pain, how posture and stress create it and what the undisputed evidence tells us is the best...  Read More
Episode 23: Protect yourself from carpal tunnel in the office
                                    Episode 23: Protect yourself from CTS                        Protect yourself and your office from the significant physical and financial consequences of developing carpal tunnel syndrome.  Episode 23 provides you with the basics in how to ensure your arm and...  Read More
Episode 21: Don't just stretch!
While stretching is probably the most common exercise dental professionals do in their huddles, it may also be the least effective. Learn how to create a healthy huddle program and why stretching is a lot like flossing!Feel free to take advantage of the free download to learn how to get started...  Read More
Episode 20: Huddles and Ninjas
                                    Episode 20: Huddles and Ninjas                        Just like a professional sports team, huddles are essential to a healthy and productive dental practice.  In this episode, we are going to discuss how you can use your huddle to create support systems for...  Read More
Episode 19: How is your huddle's health?
How Morning huddles are great opportunities for getting your team on the same page with regard to patient care and the plan for the day. How well are you using this valuable time to also protect the...  Read More
Microscopes in General Dentistry?  Reduce Pain and Improve Quality of Work!
Dr. Charles Payet has practiced general dentistry for 19 years. Eight years ago he started using a microscope because he had developed back pain and he hasn't looked back! Learn how incorporating microscopes into his general practice has not only reduced his pain, but has greatly improved his...  Read More
The Business of Pain Free
Dental professionals are in the business of keeping people healthy and pain free. Working long hours in impossibly small spaces to perform (seemingly) impossibly complex procedures is essential to ensure the well being of patients. It is an admirable profession filled with dedicated persons willing...  Read More

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