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A Guide for Choosing the Perfect Ergonomic Mouse

A Guide for Choosing the Perfect Ergonomic Mouse

Are you tired of the discomfort that traditional computer mice bring to your wrists and hands? You may not have known but there are alternative ergonomic mice designed to prioritize comfort and enhance productivity during…

  • May 03
  • 2 mins read
Ease Typing Strain and Pain with Ergonomic Keyboards

Ease Typing Strain and Pain with Ergonomic Keyboards

Whether you’re typing your 100-page thesis, a report for work, or just doing everyday email and word processing, the repetitive strain of typing on a traditional computer keyboard can cause carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow,…

  • Jan 15
  • 4 mins read
Kneeling Chairs – Good for Back Pain…or a Gimmick?

Kneeling Chairs – Good for Back Pain…or a Gimmick?

Have you been looking for a new desk chair? In your research, you may have discovered kneeling chairs and wondered if they were suitable for back pain sufferers. Kneeling chairs were first created and marketed…

  • Sep 25
  • 3 mins read
To Brace or Not To Brace? – Knee and Ankle Braces

To Brace or Not To Brace? – Knee and Ankle Braces

Are you experiencing pain in your knees or ankles at work? In this final article of our 3-part series discussing orthopedic braces, we will be discussing knee and ankle braces. There are several types of…

  • Mar 10
  • 2 mins read
To Brace or Not To Brace? – Wrist and Elbow Braces

To Brace or Not To Brace? – Wrist and Elbow Braces

Many people use braces to prevent an injury or when making a return to activity following an injury. Knowing what type of brace to use and the proper way to use it is crucial to…

  • Mar 10
  • 3 mins read
To Brace or Not To Brace? – Back Braces and Posture Supports

To Brace or Not To Brace? – Back Braces and Posture Supports

Should you wear an orthopedic brace to prevent injuries at work? Both office and field workers look to braces to help with common ailments such as lower back and wrist pain. In this 3-part series,…

  • Mar 10
  • 3 mins read
Toolbox Ergonomics – How To Handle Them Safely

Toolbox Ergonomics – How To Handle Them Safely

Small hand tools don’t weigh very much individually, but once you start piling them all into a toolbox the weight adds up quickly. Workers often carry around heavy, awkwardly shaped toolboxes in their right hands…

  • Aug 11
  • 3 mins read
Heading Back to Campus

Heading Back to Campus

September has always been synonymous with back to school and the return to the classroom. The postures and tasks of a student and an office worker are very similar, with both often spending long periods…

  • Sep 01
  • 7 mins read
What is the Best Mattress, Pillow & Sleep Position?

What is the Best Mattress, Pillow & Sleep Position?

Sleep Ergonomics Although sleep may seem like a harmless necessity of life, it is important to respect that it still poses a risk for injury like any other activities we perform. Some risk factors for…

  • Jun 11
  • 8 mins read
What Is Sleep and Why Is It Important?

What Is Sleep and Why Is It Important?

What does sleep actually look like? Sleep isn’t a static state, we actually go through several sleep cycles with varying levels of brain activity (stages) throughout the night. The stages are divided into two categories:…

  • May 17
  • 7 mins read
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