Prevention is the least expensive cure

Noticing a rise in employees taking sick days?

Looking for new office equipment, but not sure what makes a chair or keyboard “ergonomic?”

Seeing a physical therapist, occupational therapist or chiropractor for aches and pains that seem to get worse at work?

We would be happy to help you solve your workplace aches and pains. Read on.

08 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Ergo-Tips Series: Take 30 seconds to make your desk more comfortable!

Step 1: Swinging feet = Pulling spine Take a moment to check how you are sitting. Are you at the front of the chair, or sitting back against the backrest? Are you sitting upright, or slouched like a teenager? Most people sit with their chairs up too high, causing them to sit at the edge […]

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01 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Hands on the Keyboard- A guide to preserving your wrists.

You’ve probably been using a computer for over a few years. But take a second to jog your memory and remember the first time you ever used one. You might have had no idea where to place your arms and hands on the keyboard. It was probably difficult to get used to the mouse and […]

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27 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Buying an Office Chair – Information to Consider Before Buying

Are you tired of your old office chair? Office chairs are some of the most complained about pieces of furniture, yet people have very little idea on how to go about replacing their worn out, uncomfortable, old office chairs. It is vital to invest wisely in the chair that you will be spending most of […]

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24 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

The dilemna of split-angle keyboards – to use, or not to use?

There are tens of thousands of keyboard designs and functions, suited for every type of body and occupation. Some are built light for easy transportation, some are made for game enthusiasts, some keyboards even roll up into a flexible tube that you can put in your pocket! With that being said, you want to make […]

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30 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Watch your arms – your body likes to be in neutral positions.

With more and more findings on long term office related injuries these days, how can we make sure we aren’t putting unnecessary stress on our arms in the long run? Let’s go over the basics of arm positioning – starting with the hand! Because of the alignment of our muscles, tendons, and bones, our hands […]

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23 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Should Exercise Balls Be Used At the Computer?

I’m sure you have seen them in department stores and sporting goods retailers, or even seen them on television or in your own office – I’m talking about exercise ball chairs that are widely advertised, claiming to improve your core strength and posture. The companies that make these chairs claim that since you are resting […]

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06 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Economic cost of occupational injuries is going up

Check out this article from EHS Today. The numbers$$ are not pretty. EHS Today Article: Cost of Job-Related Illnesses Exceeds Costs of All Cancers, Diabetes and Strokes I’m looking over the study this article is based on and will get back to you soon with more details.

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01 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

An ergonomics program that works

One of my favorite ergonomics publications just put out an interesting article discribing an ergonomics program and its ROI. check it out: http://www.ergoweb.com/news/detail.cfm?id=2601

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01 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Aging workforce = opportunity for improved productivity

You don’t have to just believe the experts any more.  Wondering how simple modifications can help productivity?  Check out CBS news story about what BMW accomplished all because of a concern regarding the aging workforce. Click here.

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17 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Comment on Staples Survey on Ergonomics

When employees don’t like their workstations you lose profit. Don’t believe me, read this story.

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