The Modern Desk Jockey

We all have to earn a living, but sometimes, we don’t think of the effects sitting for an extended period of time has on our physical well being. Welcome to The Modern Desk Jockey, providing you with healthy solutions for the desk worker. Our conversations with industry professionals and topic based discussions are guaranteed to keep you active for a healthy, more effective work week.
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Mar 12, 2018

Dr. Gonzales is a sports medicine doctor who understands movement is the medicine and dives into some great strategies to help you move correctly and efficiently throughout your day.

This episode is great for the active desk jockey!

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Mar 5, 2018

This short, but comprehensive checklist will allow you to make the necessary ergonomic changes at your desk to decrease the pain and improve your performance. 

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Feb 26, 2018

Dr. Court Vreeland details how you are losing sleep at night and why it is not as hard as you thing to fix it. Your health is counting on it!

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Feb 19, 2018

These 4 cores stability exercises will go a long way in preventing low back pain and other conditions commonly caused by a week core. These exercises are safe and effective for you.

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Feb 12, 2018

This interview with Holly Green discusses her role in our sports medicine team for this year's NFL Combine Training program and her work with Desk Jockeys too.

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Feb 5, 2018

How should you optimize your headset, footrest, mouse, document holder, laptop and standing desk? These are key aspects of your desk that often go overlooked. 

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Jan 29, 2018

In this FB live interview, I had the pleasure of interviewing Stacey Joiner and discussing yoga chair poses and mindfulness you can seamlessly implement at your desk to gain movement and decrease the physical and mental stress of the job. 

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Jan 22, 2018

This FB Live interview with Julie Weidenfeld will give you healthy tips for your time spent at your desk. You can immediately add these to your daily routine to prevent the ill-effects of sitting.

Jan 15, 2018

This FB Live interview with Tyler discusses his 3 main concerns for the Desk Jockey and how you can easily resolve them while at your desk.

He is the fitness instructor for one of our on-site care locations in South Florida and brings tons of experience. 

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Jan 8, 2018

Pilates is a great way to not only get into great shape but also stay healthy and manage any pain conditions you have or have had in the past. Amalia Brassfield breaks down the great aspects of Pilates and how it can help the desk jockey.

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Jan 1, 2018

Dr. Christie implemented a lot of what he learned from The Modern Desk Jockey in 2017 and looking to increase his health and fitness even more in 2018.

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Dec 25, 2017

Dr. Christie interviewed 3 experts in fitness to find the keys on how fitness can solve and manage your low back pain. His findings are in this episode for you to implement.

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Dec 18, 2017

Many desk jockeys are opting for stand-up options for the desk but if you don't follow the proper guidelines you can cause more pain and injury. Today's episode instructs you how to make this transition with ease and pain free.

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Dec 11, 2017

Dr. Kevin Christie will help you distinguish between Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Pronator Teres Syndrome and other conditions to make sure you are not improperly diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel.

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Dec 4, 2017

The ability to touch your toes allows for proper movement in sport, fitness, and activity of daily living and can help prevent low back pain and other conditions.

Can you touch your toes?

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Nov 27, 2017

Brandon Olin is an ergonomics at Movility and he provides the desk jockey with great strategies to decrease the strain you place on your body when you sit at a desk for a living.

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Nov 20, 2017

Dr. Kevin Christie provides tips on how to set your monitor, keyboard, and mouse optimally to help prevent the strain on the body that is commonly caused. 

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Nov 13, 2017

Amanda Heisman knows there is more than just what to eat when it comes to optimal nutrition. Getting to the root cause of why you are eating the way you do is what will sustain long-term healthy habits.

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Nov 6, 2017

Dr. Christie instructs you how to fit yourself to your chair, then to your desk and lastly the ground for optimal ergonomics.

This is the foundation of setting up your overall workstation ergonomics.

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Oct 30, 2017

The hip flexors can be the root cause of your weak glutes and subsequent low back pain and many other lower extremity pain and injuries.

Understanding and solving the hip flexor can be the key ingredient in preventing pain.

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Oct 23, 2017

The joints of your body alternate between mobility and stability of the joints starting in the foot and working its way up all the way to the neck and the wrist.

Any weak link in this chain can set off many over-use pain conditions.

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Oct 16, 2017

This webinar replay gives you the essential information to understand how your shoulder pain occurs and some easy solutions and desk exercises to help prevent shoulder conditions that plague the desk jockey.

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Oct 9, 2017

Missy Bunch of Death of the Desk reveals how to form healthy habits at the desk that will provide you with a lifetime of health and wellness.

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Oct 2, 2017

Dr. Daniel Lord is a Chiropractic Physician with Crossover Health and they provide an integrated approach to healthcare for many companies.

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Sep 25, 2017

A setback is all it takes for many of us to not follow a consistent workout regime. Boredom, lack of results, laziness and lack of time are common culprits. But, with motivation, you can overcome these challenges and stick to a consistent workout regimen. 

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