Is working from home causing you pain?
Learn how one area resident is benefiting from physical therapy after experiencing pain in her back, neck and arms following a transition to working from home, and find out three important things anyone who works from home should know to help reduce the chance of neck or back discomfort.
Physical therapy will change your life. What are you waiting for?
Mount Prospect resident Skip Lawson was born with Cerebral Palsy. To say he’s had his fair share of surgeries and physical therapy throughout his lifetime would be an understatement.
After back surgery earlier this year, Lawson recovered at NCH. During Acute Physical Therapy his team recognized Skip was an ideal candidate for additional outpatient therapy at the NCH location in Rolling Meadows.
Is working from home a pain in the neck?
A functional workspace is critical to successful remote work. Anita Stehmeier, a physical therapist and ergonomic consultant at Northwest Community Healthcare, has been studying ergonomics for more than 25 years and is passionate about injury prevention.