The Pain-Free Desk Warrior

Faris Digital Solutions
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Feeling old? Always tired? Suffering from neck and back aches? Tried everything and nothing helps? You’re not alone. “Desk Warriors” all over today’s modern world suffer from the same problem. Busy work schedules, technology and sedentary lifestyles cause a huge portion of the general public to struggle with headaches, neck and back pain, low energy levels, mood swings and poor performance. The worst part of all? They think it’s normal. I’m here to tell you it’s not.

If you are suffering from body aches and pain, this book is for you. If you’ve read every health book, tried every approach and found yourself losing hope and confidence in finding a solution, read this book. I’ve brought together over a decade’s worth of health adjustment experience in helping people to overcome pain (permanently) to create the 6-step approach outlined in this book. No mysteries, no gimmicks; just a straightforward and practical guide to understanding the truth about pain and how you can get out of it.

Specifically written for busy business owners, corporate professionals and executives to get out and STAY OUT of pain so you can work hard, play hard and leave fatigue and illness behind.
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About the author

Dr Gary Tho is the owner of ChiroWorks, a Chiropractic Family, Sports and Wellness Centre in Orchard, Singapore, which specialises in pain relief and peak performance. He has over 8 years of clinical experience in private practice.

Passionate about helping people live pain-free in a laptop and hand-phone driven culture, he works with everyone from world champion athletes, artists, families to CEOs and corporate professionals to get out of pain and perform at their best.

He is a speaker, ex-Australian national badminton player and author of The Pain-free Desk Warrior – Free Yourself from Aches and Pains committed to changing the world one posture at a time.
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Faris Digital Solutions
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Pages
176
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ISBN
9789810975135
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Language
English
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Genres
Health & Fitness / Healing
Health & Fitness / Work-Related Health
Medical / Chiropractic
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This content is DRM protected.
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The new edition of this hugely successful book continues to present a unique understanding of the role of fascia in healthy movement and postural distortion which is of vital importance to bodyworkers and movement therapists worldwide. Fully updated throughout and now with accompanying website (www.myersmyofascialmeridians.com), Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians for Manual and Movement Therapists will be ideal for all those professionals who have an interest in human movement: massage therapists, structural integration practitioners, craniosacral therapists, yoga teachers, osteopaths, manual therapists, physiotherapists, athletic trainers, personal trainers, dance and movement teachers, chiropractors and acupuncturists.Provides a revolutionary approach to the study of human anatomy which has been shown to improve the outcomes of physical therapies traditionally used to manage pain and other musculoskeletal disorders Describes a theory which is applicable to all common types of movement, posture analysis and physical treatment modalities Layout designed to allow the reader to gather the concept quickly or gain a more detailed understanding of any given area according to need Design icons direct readers to their own specialist areas of interest, e.g. manual therapy, movement therapy, visual assessment, kinaesthetic education or supplementary video material Appendices discuss the relevance of the Anatomy Trains concept to the work of Dr Louis Schultz (Meridians of Latitude), Ada Rolf (Structural Integration) and the practice of Oriental Medicine Accompanying website (www.myersmyofascialmeridians.com) presents multi-media exploration of the concepts described in the book - film clips from Kinesis DVDs, computer graphic representations of the Anatomy Trains, supplementary dissection photographs and video clips, webinars, and some extra client photos for visual assessment practice Text updated in relation to the most up-to-date research originally published at the International Fascia Research Congress, Vancouver, 2012Includes the latest evidence for the scientific basis of common clinical findings, including preliminary evidence from human fascial dissections Explores the role of fascia as our largest sensory organ Contains updates arising out of continual teaching and practice – for example, the role of the fascia and its interconnectivity in the generation of pain and/or force transmission New chapter discusses the role of Anatomy Trains theory in the analysis of gait Video clips on an associated website (www.myersmyofascialmeridians.com) present examples of the concepts explored in the book Podcasts on the website explore the therapeutic techniques involved Website addresses and references fully updated throughout
From celebrity yoga instructor Kristin McGee comes this fun, accessible guide to 100 yoga poses and exercises that can be done in your chair and take just minutes a day.

For the majority of Americans living a sedentary lifestyle (from the card-carrying couch potatoes to the 86% of American workers who sit all day at their job) comes a comprehensive guide to the most accessible form of yoga…

Chair yoga!

- Desk-bound? You can do chair yoga!
- Have limited range of motion? You can do chair yoga!
- Never done yoga before? You can do chair yoga!
- Don’t own a pair of stretchy pants? You can do chair yoga!
- Own plenty of athleisure or loungewear, but haven’t moved much in weeks/months/years? You can do chair yoga!

Chair yoga is exactly what it sounds like: exercises you can do sitting down. In Chair Yoga, celebrity yoga instructor Kristin McGee takes you through 100 yoga poses and exercises that are easy enough for all levels and will help readers stay active, alert, and healthy. Divided into chapters organized by body part (say goodbye to back pain and hello to better posture), each exercise includes step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow photos. Plus, bonus chapters on 5-, 10-, and 15-minute routines help readers put it all together and find the time to perform these exercises.

Now with Chair Yoga, anyone can benefit from just a few moves a day—and garner the remarkable physical and mental health rewards.

“Kristin’s classes strike a perfect balance of effort and letting go, seriousness and lightheartedness, movement and stillness. She is among the best teachers in the city and I consider myself lucky to be among her students.”—Ellie Krieger


Where did my day go? How did it get so late?

I feel like I'm being pulled in too many directions at once.

If only there were two of me, I could get it all done.

If this is you at the end of the day, you are not alone. Millions of people deal with these same frustrations in today's world of endless distraction.

Let's face it: We all live on the edge of being overwhelmed, and old ways of paying attention just don't work anymore. When you get more than three thousand advertising messages and hundreds of emails every day, it's no wonder you feel like you're constantly fighting distraction. What is the secret -- known to a select group of high achievers, including Olympic athletes -- to finding your focus zone? The key is managing adrenaline. Too much and you're overstimulated; too little and you're not stimulated enough. Now you, too, can learn the same methods that high performers use.

In Find Your Focus Zone, psychologist Lucy Jo Palladino, PhD, gives you eight sets of keys to unlock your best attention so that you can concentrate in every situation -- even when you're under pressure or facing dull tasks that must be done. You'll choose which key solutions and strategies work best for you and use them to create your own personal keychain for daily achievement and success. The skills you learn in Find Your Focus Zone will help you to

Beat procrastination and face boring jobs

Overcome obstacles and finish what you start

Prevent yourself from getting overwhelmed and burned out

Build balance and trust in your work and family relationships

Enhance your self-confidence

Use interruptions to your advantage

Tune out distractions to increase your efficiency and effectiveness

Dr. Palladino is the first to explain the science of attention in plain language. As she teaches you cutting-edge concepts and methods to win the fight against distraction and overload, she highlights them with engaging stories, easy exercises, and useful tips.

With the individualized program that Dr. Palladino prescribes for your particular needs, you'll learn not only how to find your focus zone, but also how to boost your personal productivity by applying these attention skills, self-encouragement practices, and strengths. And by learning to flex your attention

muscle, you'll avoid the dangers of distraction and boredom, like missing deadlines, disappointing your family, and feeling scattered and ineffective.

A book for anyone who struggles to cut through the noise of everyday life, Find Your Focus Zone gives you the tools you need to succeed in today's digital world of distraction. Warm, practical, and user-friendly, with innovative techniques and a powerful message, it's just what the doctor ordered.
Extensively illustrated and evidence based, Movement System Impairment Syndromes of the Extremities, Cervical and Thoracic Spines helps you effectively diagnose and manage musculoskeletal pain. It discusses diagnostic categories and their associated muscle and movement imbalances, and makes recommendations for treatment. Also covered is the examination itself, plus exercise principles, specific corrective exercises, and the modification of functional activities. Case studies provide examples of clinical reasoning, and a companion Evolve website includes video clips of tests and procedures. Written and edited by the leading experts on muscle and movement, Shirley Sahrmann and associates, this book is a companion to the popular Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes.An organized and structured method helps you make sound decisions in analyzing the mechanical cause of movement impairment syndromes, determining the contributing factors, and planning a strategy for management.Detailed, yet clear explanations of examination, exercise principles, specific corrective exercises, and modification of functional activities for case management provide the tools you need to identify movement imbalances, establish the relevant diagnosis, and develop the corrective exercise prescription.Case studies illustrate the clinical reasoning used in managing musculoskeletal pain.Evidence-based research supports the procedures covered in the text.Over 360 full-color illustrations -- plus tables and summary boxes -- highlight essential concepts and procedures.A companion Evolve website includes video clips demonstrating the tests and procedures and printable grids from the book.
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