17 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Holiday Spirit Without Holiday Back Pain: How to Wrap Presents Ergonomically

Here comes the holiday gift wrapping season!  You can take the easy way out and just use a gift bag and tissue paper but if you believe in wrapping presents there are a few things to keep in mind to make sure the presents are wrapped while minimizing your risk of back, neck, shoulder, or […]

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11 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Protect yourself from aches and pains at your next conference!

I recently attended The Power Conference, a Maryland Women’s Business event, and consequently have been thinking a lot about how to protect myself (and you!) from the aches and pains that can accompany an all day or longer affair. But fear not! Follow these few simple tips and you can confer and network in comfort! […]

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02 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Using your mouse effectively and safely.

The most common work-related musculoskeletal forearm/elbow syndrome lateral epicondylitis, is actually something you might have heard about, but never remembered (maybe it’s the name). You may recognize this syndrome by its nickname – “tennis elbow”. According to WebMD, “tennis elbow” is characterized by a significant pain in one’s elbow due to overuse of forearm 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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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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