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How to Prevent Shoulder Pain

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomic Injury

You’re sitting at your desk, trying to get work done, yet your shoulder is screaming in pain. You take a few pain killers and that helps, but you wind up dealing with the same thing the next morning. What can you do? Thankfully, shoulder pain can be prevented. Here are some tips that can help:

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Benefits of an Ergonomic Keyboard

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics Products

If you do a lot of typing, consider purchasing an ergonomic computer keyboard. With it, you will save your hands and wrists from unnecessary pain and discomfort. Conventional keyboards force you to keep your fingers, arms and hands in unnatural positions for long periods that can cause tension in muscles, tendons and joints. Working in

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How to Improve Work Posture While Sitting

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomic Injury Prevention

On average, most of us spend up to 12-13 hours daily sitting in front of the computer. What we may not be aware of is just how much our poor posture is affecting our health. There are many negative impacts of poor posture on our bodies, including: rounded shoulders, potbelly, muscle fatigue in the neck

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Clean Communication in ConEd

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Uncategorized

The Value Of Clear Communication With Patients Cannot Be Overstated A day in the life of a physical therapist is usually quite fast paced, with busy schedules that involve treating several patients at different stages of their visit simultaneously, filling out reports, responding to calls and emails, and handling any other unexpected events that may

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Evidence Based ConEd

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Uncategorized

Physical Therapy Continuing Education Courses Should Be Based On Evidence To Provide The Greatest Value To Participating Therapists Physical therapy continuing education is one of the most integral facets of the practice. Although it is a requirement in most states for retaining one’s license, physical therapists should view continuing education as an ongoing learning opportunity

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How Investing in Ergonomics Saves Money

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics Risk Management

Businesses that seek to be successful always must manage a variety of work costs, such as supplies, labor, bookkeeping, inventory, and more. One area that is often overlooked is the cost of workplace injuries. According to a news release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 alone, there were more than 2.9 million nonfatal

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How to Correct Poor Posture

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomic Injury Prevention

As you’re reading this, move attention to your body. Are you sitting up straight or slouching forward? If you’re like most people, you likely noticed the latter and have just straightened up to correct your posture. Poor posture is an unfortunate reality of working desk jobs, and far too many Americans let their posture go

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Ergonomic Lighting Tips for the Office and Home

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics Risk Management

When you hear the term “office ergonomic,” the first things you will think about are chairs, desks and keyboards. While all of these are crucial to proper office ergonomics, ergonomic lighting is also crucial, as it is able to prevent the development of a condition known as Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) that presents with symptoms

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Top 3 Ergonomic Tips for Short People

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics Office Design

If you’re on the shorter side, you know full well how hard it can be to find the right office equipment. Chairs are too tall, not allowing you to place your feet on the floor, while desks are too high, forcing your wrists to type at an awkward angle. However, it’s not impossible. Here, we

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