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New Year, New Resolutions

How are your 2013 New Year’s Resolutions coming along?  As you probably know, one of the most common Resolutions is “getting healthy” or “losing weight.” A popular way to kick this process into high gear, is a “Detox diet.”  Speaking from our own personal experience, detoxing can be difficult, and it’s important to start slowly Read More

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The Three F’s of the Holidays

The Holidays have arrived, and with them comes stress in many forms.  We are here to help!  What is your most prevalent holiday stressor?  Is it Family, Food, or Finances?  How do you cope?  We have found a few things that have worked for us, and others, and we hope that this will also help Read More

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Checking in with Dr. Blair

We recently spoke with with Dr. Betsy Blair, creator and chiropractor behind the Descaid phenomenon, to ask her a few questions about the product, and life beyond! 1) How did you form the idea for Descaid? As a chiropractor, I treated a lot of people who had aches and pains from spending so much time Read More

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What is the best chair?

Someone asked me today, what is the best chair for working at a desk? There isn’t one perfect chair for everyone. First of all, I would sit in different chairs and find out which one feels the most comfortable. It’s important to have good lumbar (low back) support for the natural curve we have in Read More

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Coming Soon!

Stay tuned to for a super opportunity for you and your family, friends and co-workers! In the mean time remember to MOVE! Sitting for long periods makes your muscles tight and stiff and can contribute to many illnesses including heart disease. It’s easier to prevent than to get rid of health problems. Thanks for reading!

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Here come the Holidays!

Winter is setting in and the holidays with all of the holiday food are here. It can make it more difficult to take very good care of your body this time of year. DESCAID is a great way to be reminded to take care of your body in easy ways that don’t take extra time Read More

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Top 3 Core for Low Back

There is a lot of information floating around about what is best for your low back.  Many things we do are because someone else told us it was good or we heard from someone at the gym we should do this exercise.  With all the great technology out there we now have research that measures Read More

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Comments from DESCAID users

What are people saying who have used Descaid? “I have fewer headaches and less neck pain.”  Jennifer – Development Manager “I highly recommend this innovative and helpful service for busy professionals or those otherwise attached to computers for hours on end.  And as a new mommy of twins, it’s so easy to neglect myself and Read More

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Posture at the Computer

There are lots of great ergonomic chairs out there and most people know that sitting with hips, knees and ankles at 90 degree angles is beneficial.  However, sitting that way is beneficial if all you are doing is sitting for 5 or 10 minutes.  Who sits for only 5 or 10 minutes?  What’s more important Read More

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DESCAID’s Kickoff Blog!

Creating DESCAID (pronounced desk aid) has been quite a process, so it is especially exciting to have it all come together and have you reading my first blog!

For years I have taught my patients what they can do to help themselves since most of our aches and pains come from doing the same motions throughout the day. When I asked my patients if they were doing their stretches they often said they did, but only on the rare occasion they remembered to do them. This rare occasion was usually when they were in pain, though on the even rarer occasion they remembered them without the pain reminder, they reported the stretches and movements were great and really worked!

The other thing I know about myself and most people is that there is not one more minute in the day to add something new in. It’s just not realistic to give the average person even 20 minutes worth of exercises or stretches to do every day. That’s why I teach people what they can do while they are working or playing on their computer.