exercise

5 New Year’s resolutions every dental hygienist should makeFrom eating healthier to establishing a workout routine, the new year is the perfect time to set goals for yourself.
8 things dental professionals need to know about exercise
8 things dental professionals need to know about exerciseThe exercises that work for the average person can be damaging to a dental professional’s health — but do you know which ones are dangerous?
How do certain sports impact dental professionals' health?
How do certain sports impact dental professionals' health?It's summer and time to hit the water—but several popular summer sports can actually exacerbate muscle imbalances in dental professionals.
5 ergonomics tips that could save your careerThe bottom line: Ergonomics could save your career. As such, we compiled a list of the top five ergonomics articles that we feel all dental professionals should read.
The top exercises that can worsen dentists' health
The top exercises that can worsen dentists' healthYour exercise routine may be the most damaging part of your lifestyle—are you making these critical mistakes in your workouts?
Two exercises that can help keep dental professionals pain-free in 2016
Two exercises that can help keep dental professionals pain-free in 2016Bethany Valachi, PT, MS, CEAS, offers you two exercises that can help your day at the dental practice go more smoothly.
Why all exercise is not necessarily good exercise for dentists
Why all exercise is not necessarily good exercise for dentistsImagine hiring a personal trainer, participating in a CrossFit program or simply trying a new gym machine to help improve your musculoskeletal health, only to end up in more pain than when you started! Unfortunately, I hear numerous accounts of this occurring among dentists. Most healthcare professionals do not realize that dentists are predisposed to unique muscle imbalances—certain generic exercises, that are not a problem for the general population, can throw the dentist into a vicious pain cycle.