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It’s Complexus

by Andrea Jervinis, LAT, ATC Ladies! Do you have the right support? Let’s discuss. Women are more prone to experience thoracic pain in their lifetime than men. A study sampling 3,710 workers found that 17% of women in the workforce and 9% of men experienced thoracic pain. Although the prevalence

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Lumbar Superstar (That Is What You Are)

by WRNW Run away with us on a resourceful journey as we shift our focus to a workplace warrior often carrying the weight — the lower back! Just as a solid cornerstone supports towering achievements, a sturdy back is pivotal for a productive and pain-free workday. Work Right presents a

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Snack Right – Is Snacking Good or Bad?

by Finessa Rassel, ATC New year, new me. Many people approach the new year with this mentality, and running with this frame of thought commonly motivates resolutions that include diet changes. This time of year especially, snacking gets a bad rap and may seem like a contradictory practice on a

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The Cost of Injury: The Back

by WRNW We are back with saving you money. Last month we discussed the cost of shoulder injuries. This week we will educate you about back injuries. General back injury is one of the enterprise’s most expensive types of injuries. Specifically, low back pain is widespread, with 8 out of

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Smoking and Injury Risk

by WRNW Smoking is not good for us. This should come as no surprise. Science has taught us many things about smoking tobacco, none of which are beneficial to our health. In fact, tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States.

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What To Expect After Expecting

by Andrea Jervinis, ATC Postpartum, also known as the fourth trimester, can be a difficult time for most women for many various reasons. The body has gone through a natural “trauma” delivering a baby (or multiple babies 😳) and requires recovery. Some women Industrial Athletes may need to jump back

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Rabbit Season! Duck Season! Oh, Deer…

by Omar Fercha, ATC Be vewy, vewy, quiet.. It’s hunting season. **insert Elmer Fudd laughing here** Fall is the air. Leaves are changing color to earthier rust, ochre, and sienna colors. Offset against the changing landscape, you’ll find random splashes of bright orange. These are humans. Actual humans wandering the

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Processing Your Diet

by Finessa Rassel, ATC Nutrition plays a key role in recovery. Food is fuel for your body. But, the type of food you choose to fuel your body with makes a huge difference in its healing process. You might have heard the terms: “processed” and “ultra-processed” in reference to the

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The Cost of Injury: The Foot

by WRNW   It’s a literal pain to get back on your feet after a foot injury. In fact, the foot is one of the top five body parts attributing to work days lost. In continuation of our Cost of Injury* series, let’s dive deeper in the cost of foot

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Suicide Prevention Awareness

by Amelia Meigs, ATC Work Right has a mission to put a dent in healthcare. This dent has workplace injury prevention at its core – keeping you physically safe and healthy while you do your job. But what about mental health? This month is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. So let’s

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Pick Your Brain: Concussion Safety

by Savannah Peters, ATC Concussions are a type of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) caused by a fall, bump or blow to the head or body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth. A concussion can cause a temporary loss of consciousness, but not always. If

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Effort In The Vein

By Trevor Addison, ATC We know, you’ve heard it before: Donate blood and save a life! You may not know how true those words are. In actuality, one donation can save up to three lives. This means plenty of people must be donating, right? There should be plenty of supply.

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