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The Benefits of Kneeling Mats: Improved Comfort and Posture

The Benefits of Kneeling Mats: Improved Comfort and Posture

Kneeling mats, often overlooked, are essential tools we frequently recommend here at MoveSafe. They offer significant benefits, from providing comfort during long periods of low ground work to reducing the risk of knee-related injuries. Here,…

  • Feb 14
  • 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
Fall Yard Work Tips That Aren’t a Literal Pain in the Neck!

Fall Yard Work Tips That Aren’t a Literal Pain in the Neck!

There’s no doubt. Fall has finally arrived on the West Coast! That means it’s time to wrap up your yard work for the season. It’s time to do your last maintenance and winterizing. We’ve compiled…

  • Oct 20
  • 3 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
Tips for Safe Cycling Postures and Movement

Tips for Safe Cycling Postures and Movement

Do you consciously think about your posture or technique when cycling? Unless you’re a professional cyclist, these aren’t things you usually think about, but they are essential. Tana Bullock, a Principal Consultant at MoveSafe used…

  • Aug 23
  • 4 mins read
Paddling Ergonomics and Safety Tips for Summer on the Water

Paddling Ergonomics and Safety Tips for Summer on the Water

Are you heading out on the water this summer? If you’re kayaking, canoeing, or paddle boarding this summer, we have some ergonomics and posture tips to ensure taking the boat on the lake isn’t a…

  • Jul 20
  • 3 mins read
Athletic Therapy: Why it’s not just for Athletes

Athletic Therapy: Why it’s not just for Athletes

In honour of Athletic Therapy Month, we wanted to highlight this valuable profession and how it helps you prevent or manage injuries at home, work, or during physical activities.  Did you know that six of…

  • Jun 23
  • 2 mins read
Top 7 Essential Safety Tips for Spring Gardening

Top 7 Essential Safety Tips for Spring Gardening

Gardening can be a fun outdoor activity, but it can also be a pain in the neck, (literally. Gardening usually involves heavy lifting, crouching, and kneeling for an extended period. If not practiced safely, you…

  • May 30
  • 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
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