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.

24 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

My best co-worker

My best co-worker

Ergonomics for the stay at home worker, telecommuter or solopreneur is always a challenge. Keeping yourself moving can actually be easier at home with a little help from our four legged friends. It is well known that dogs lower blood pressure, but did you know that dogs can actually help with back pain and neck pain?

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25 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Black Friday Sales may be the most exercise you’ve gotten all week

The day after Thanksgiving may be the best workout you have gotten in the last week (or month depending on your exercise routine). It is a great chance to work off that Thanksgiving meal! Here are 4 tips to keep healthy during Black Friday Sales.

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23 August 2010 ~ 2 Comments

The Lesson of the Fat Pen

The Lesson of the Fat Pen

I have big fat pens with cushy grips printed with my logo on them. Personally, I can no longer write with a regular pen because I’ve become accustomed to using these fat pens. But why would anyone else choose to use one?

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19 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Backpacks are hazardous to your kids

Can you imagine being 13 and having the same back pain your dad has? Back pain is what awaits many of our school age children as they head back to school this year.

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09 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Workers Who Are Older Than 100?

I wouldn’t be at all surprised if someday we see people who are older than 100 in the workforce.  The reason is that the 75 and older group is actually the fastest growing population in the workforce.  How does “old” get defined anyway?  The Bureau of Labor Statistics says old is 65 plus, but the […]

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25 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Laptops don’t have to be bad for you

During a recent lecture for the Department of Economic Development a couple of people asked me about setting up their laptops.  They are using laptops as their main computers and don’t use peripherals.  Here is a picture of one solution.  The key is to keep your elbows into your sides and stop looking down. As […]

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21 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Pet Peeve

Okay, question, why do people use other people’s blogs to try to spam them?  Ever since starting this blog I have been getting spam “comments” about what I have written.  It is like someone out there has alerts set up so that if keywords come up they automatically send a random, and sometimes obscene, comment.  […]

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07 January 2010 ~ 2 Comments

The ergonomic rules (part 2) — Motivation

New year’s resolutions? Motivating a group to do something you want? Here is how motivation really works: WIIFM

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20 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Your ergonomic program won’t work unless you follow the rules (part one)

What is in it for me? Answer that question and you may actually have a program that works. However, how many times do you need to answer it? That is a bit of a trick question, or is it?

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10 December 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Chasing 12 rabbits (aka multitasking)

For those of you that don’t know, the human brain cannot really multitask. The brain serial tasks very quickly (in some people that are well rested) and for those people who are able to do this fast serial tasking, it feels like multitasking. Basic rule of getting things done: focus. Focus even if you don’t feel like you need to and you will find that the task gets done faster and more accurately. Don’t believe me? Time yourself.

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