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You’re getting ready to relax after a long day when *yawn* OUCH!!!! Your deep breath caused a sharp pain in your back. You take another deep breath and sure enough, you still have pain when breathing.

Someone who experiences pain in their back when breathing may feel worried, but sometimes its nothing more than a short-lived twinge. Unfortunately there are instances when it’s a nagging pain that won’t go away. Could it be something serious? Is something wrong with your lungs or heart? Do you need medical attention?

Read on to discover the top causes for back pain when breathing, what you can do about it, and when to see a doctor.

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April 24, 2024 ErgonomicsPosture

Good posture doesn’t just give you confidence. It can also improve your overall health.

Here are some tips for how to improve your posture.


At some point, we’ve all been told to “stand up straight!”—whether by a parent, teacher, or some other authority figure. And as you’ve gotten older, you may have come to see the wisdom of this advice.

Having poor posture can pull joints out of alignment, stretch soft tissues, and even crowd your organs. Over time, this can lead to chronic pain and soreness.

Fortunately, it’s never too late to learn how to improve your posture! In this article, we’ll talk about what good posture looks like as well as some ways that you can work on holding your body with more confidence and less pain.


April 9, 2024 Ergonomics

Strong joints have a huge impact on your overall health.

Here’s how to strengthen your joints to prevent injury and improve movement.


From creaking and popping to stiffness and pain, joint complaints are an expected part of getting older. But just because these symptoms are common doesn’t mean they are natural.

When we feel pain and discomfort, we typically take it as a sign to rest the affected area. While this may relieve pain temporarily, it’s actually doing more harm in the long run.

If you want to retain the use of your joints, regular use is the key. (As the saying goes, “use it or lose it!”) In this article, we’ll talk about how to strengthen your joints so you can experience painless, fluid movement as long as possible.

Things have changed in recent years and a lot of people are working remotely. Don’t let your back pay the price.

Here’s how to set up an ergonomic workspace anywhere that will help—not hurt—your body.


The last few years have brought a lot of changes into our lives and included in those changes is that more people are working remotely. And while there are many pros you can find like working in pajamas and saving on gas, there are some cons you should be aware of too. One major one is that home offices are not always ergonomic. 

Read on for more information about how to make the perfect ergonomic workspace so you can sit comfortably and continue on in those jammies!


January 22, 2024 ErgonomicsPosture

We’ve all seen devices that claim to improve your posture.

But do posture correctors really live up to the hype?


We’ve all been told to “sit up straight” by a teacher or parent at some point. And for many of us, using good posture doesn’t come naturally.

Sitting all day while looking down at a mobile device has left most people in a permanent slouch (“text neck” is a real thing!). The good news is that there are plenty of products on the market to act as a reminder to straighten up.

In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at posture correctors and answer the question, “Do they really work?


November 16, 2023 ErgonomicsExercise

You know you should stretch before a run or other workout…

But why is stretching important on its own?


Did you know that a good and consistent stretching regimen is just as important as an exercise routine? And no, we aren’t talking about your morning stretch when you first wake up.

There is real value in regular stretching, not only before and after exercise, but as part of your day.

Read on to find out why stretching is important, the many benefits of stretching, and how to incorporate stretching into your everyday routine.


Pain, numbness, tingling…these are all telltale signs of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Here’s how to treat carpal tunnel naturally.


One of the biggest wellness myths today is that occasional aches and pains are “normal,” when in fact, pain is a signal that the body sends when something is wrong.

The pain from carpal tunnel syndrome is no different.

But just what causes this common (yet mysterious) ailment, and what can you do to relieve your symptoms? Here at Oviedo Chiropractic, we know how to treat carpal tunnel so you can get back to living your normal life—without the side effects of medication and surgery.

Let’s take a deeper dive into this condition.


June 26, 2023 Ergonomics

Those boots are made for walking, but not for your health!

Learn about the effects of high heels on your body and how you can prevent pain and injury.


Most women own at least one pair of high heels, and many of them wouldn’t be caught without a pair of stilettos, pumps, or platforms.

But while you’ve probably spent plenty of time thinking about how your shoes complement your outfit, have you given as much thought to how they affect your foot and ankle health?

As it turns out, the effects of high heels go way beyond fashion.

In this article, we’ll discuss what happens to your body when you wear high heels and how you can mitigate the negative effects (and still be stylish).


May 30, 2023 Ergonomics

They’re not just a fad, they’re great for you!

Learn about eight standing desk benefits and stand up for your health.


Healthy habits have been a hot topic for many years. There have been fad diets, new lifestyles, interactive bicycles and mirrors, and even top rated television shows like The Biggest Loser to inspire people to lose weight.

You might be inspired by all of this, but if you’re like most people, you’re simply overwhelmed by all these choices. Besides, where do you find time to fit it all in?

What if we told you that a sit-to-stand desk could help you get a healthier lifestyle in more ways than one? Read on to find out about the top standing desk benefits.


May 20, 2022 Ergonomics

Whether you drive 90 minutes a day or 10, ergonomics matters.

Here are some tips to help you with good driving posture.


Whether you’re sitting at your desk or on the couch, lying in bed, standing in the kitchen, or driving, your posture plays a big factor in your overall health.

Poor posture leads to body aches and pains, which then limit your ability to complete normal activities. While you may not think about it, your posture when you’re behind the wheel is just as important as when you’re sitting anywhere else.

Your health is important to us, and that’s why we’ve outlined the keys to good driving posture as well as why it matters.


December 14, 2021 ErgonomicsNeck Pain

Smartphones are an integral part of our lives, but they can also cause a lot of pain.

Learn what “text neck” is and how to prevent it.


Technology touches our lives in many different ways. It has opened the roads of communication, allowed us to see people from other countries on video, pack computers in a bag and carry them along, and given us the ability to take quality photos any time we want.

So what if we told you that technology could actually be causing you physical pain? The way we hold devices (and how long we use them), can actually manifest in aches and pains throughout our body.

Namely: text neck.

Read on to find out what text neck is, and how you might be able to alleviate/prevent it.

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