Category: Ergonomic

Is sitting the new smoking?

Sep14th 2018

As many jobs today demand long hours sitting in front of computers, the number of workers complaining of spinal pain continues to increase. I’m sure you’ve heard the buzz phrase, “Sitting is the new smoking.”  What that means is our increasingly sedentary lifestyles contributes to the frequency of pain, influences metabolic health (i.e. obesity, blood

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Feb25th 2017

Ergonomics for the Home and Office

Ergonomics is the study of people at work. When an occupational therapist or ergonomist performs a workstation or office assessment they are looking for ways to reduce stress and eliminate the risk of injuries to the body from the overuse of muscles, poor postures, and repetitive tasks. The goal is to design a work environment

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