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Working On An Exercise Ball At Your Desk – Good Or Bad?

Exercise balls belong in gyms AND PHYSICAL THERAPY CLINICS, not the workplace! Rarely a week goes by without a client wanting to know my opinion on sitting on stability balls at work.  Many workers swear by them, noting that their lower back pain has decreased and...

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What’s up with that mouse?

 ADVANTAGES OF USING THE "ERGONOMIC" CONTOUR ROLLER MOUSE?   1) Helps eliminate overreaching for the mouse (like you don't do that). 2) Reduces excessive gripping and hand fatigue 3) Central placement of the mouse which allows you to easily use both hands. 4)...

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How Long Do I Stand With My New Standing Desk?

Standing about 33% of your day is a good amount! Things to Consider when Standing: Do you wear comfortable footwear? Do you have an anti-fatigue mat or a footrest to prop your foot up on? Do I ease into standing or just go for it? Do I still need an...

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Can Better Posture Improve My Overall Health?

The Answer Is A Resounding "YES"! Benefits of Good Posture: Allows for easier respiration as you are putting your diaphragm in the optimal position for breathing, which can reduce pain. By eliminating pain from poor posture, you’re more likely to live an...

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How To Prevent Muscle Tension At Your Desk

Do your neck and upper back hurt everyday from working at the computer?  Is it costing you or your employer a fortune?  Or even worse, have you had to file a workman compensation claim because you realize it's work-related and your personal physician...

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Tech Neck – It’s a Pain in the Neck!

CHIN UP! We've addressed the issue of "Tech Neck" before, but it seems to be in the news more than ever. "Ellen" even addressed it in her own comical way last week during her monologue. TECH NECK refers to pain in the neck, upper back and shoulders....

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Working On An Exercise Ball At Your Desk – Good Or Bad?

Exercise balls belong in gyms AND PHYSICAL THERAPY CLINICS, not the workplace! Rarely a week goes...

10 Tips for Combating Eye Strain & Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)

CVS & LCD SCREENS The year 2000 ushered in both a new century and a whole new set...

How Long Do I Stand With My New Standing Desk?

Standing about 33% of your day is a good amount! Things to Consider when Standing: Do...

Tech Neck – It’s a Pain in the Neck!

CHIN UP! We've addressed the issue of "Tech Neck" before, but it seems to be in the...

Think Ergonomics is Expensive? How About Workers Comp Claims?!?

That is to say, don’t do anything related to ergonomic organization of your business....

How To Prevent Muscle Tension At Your Desk

Do your neck and upper back hurt everyday from working at the computer?  Is it costing...

Proper ergonomics for remote workers

ADVANTAGES OF WORKING FROM HOME: 1) No wasted time on the freeways 2) Being around for...

Can Better Posture Improve My Overall Health?

The Answer Is A Resounding "YES"! Benefits of Good Posture: Allows for easier...

4 Tips to Avoid Fatigue in the Office – It’s All About Your Posture!

Ever wonder why sitting in an office chair all day is so exhausting?     The...

What’s up with that mouse?

 ADVANTAGES OF USING THE "ERGONOMIC" CONTOUR ROLLER MOUSE?   1) Helps eliminate overreaching...

 

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