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Stopping Repetitive Strain Injuries Before They Stop You

Stopping Repetitive Strain Injuries Before They Stop You

Repetetive Strain Injuries Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI’s) is the name given to the damage we do to our musculoskeletal and nervous systems by frequent repetition of tasks requiring fine motor skills. Although not specific to computer and device use,...
How To Improve Productivity by Removing Clutter

How To Improve Productivity by Removing Clutter

Good Workplace Energy is Good Ergonomics. Ergonomics is about overall wellbeing as much as it is about injury prevention. The environment in your office should be conducive to safe and productive working habits. A cluttered environment can easily lead to feelings of...
Preventing Text Neck Syndrome

Preventing Text Neck Syndrome

Text neck syndrome is a name to describe the headache, neck pain, and shoulder ache that result from the extra strain from looking down at a handheld device for long periods of time. And those are just the short term effects.  In the long term, head forward...
Case Study: Improved Posture is Just One Observation Away

Case Study: Improved Posture is Just One Observation Away

I often find it difficult to believe that people who pride themselves on their awareness of ergonomics have put so little thought into the setup of their offices. Case study In an extreme example, a client was referred to me by his health care professional. He was...
The Risks of Sitting – is Standing Any Better?

The Risks of Sitting – is Standing Any Better?

A cursory search online will reveal countless articles on the risks of sitting. It’s true that sitting has risks but let’s separate the truth from the hype. Sitting for too long poses two different kinds of risks to your body: Sedentary behaviour risks...