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How to Stay Productive While Working from Home

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics at Home

For many people, working from home has increased their productivity. Nevertheless, others have struggled to make the transition. This has become especially difficult now that more and more offices are switching to a permanent work from home policy. So, what can you do if you’re struggling to stay productive while working from home? Here are

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How to Organize Your Home Office

How to Organize Your Home Office

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics at Home

Many Americans have now permanently switched from working in an office to working from home. However, in order to stay productive, you need a proper home office and workspace. Organizing your home office can help you do just that. Here’s where to start: Purge what you don’t need Papers, notepads, pens, and other junk can

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Preventing Eye Strain While Working

Preventing Eye Strain While Working

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomic Injury Prevention

Computer use among office workers has increased tremendously over the last 10 years. This has resulted in increased eye-related problems among employees. While this kind of eye strain caused by computer usage may not be permanent, it can be over a prolonged period of time. Here are some tips to prevent eye strain while viewing

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Do Standing Desks Help?

Do Standing Desks Help?

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Workplace Injury Reduction

Many office workers understand the risks involved in sitting for prolonged periods of time. After all, a sedentary lifestyle is linked to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and more. It’s why many workers are turning to standing desks to help. But do these desks work? Read on to learn more: Yes, but standing desks won’t solve

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Is an Ergonomic Keyboard Worth It?

Is an Ergonomic Keyboard Worth It?

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomic Injury Prevention

You’ve likely heard of all the various benefits that ergonomic equipment can bring. However, when we think of ergonomics, we often think of chairs. While ergonomic chairs are certainly beneficial, the world of ergonomics doesn’t stop there. Ergonomic keyboards can help you prevent carpal tunnel syndrome and reduce pain and aches in your wrists and

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How to Set Up an Ergonomic Computer Workstation

How to Set Up an Ergonomic Computer Workstation

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics Office Design

Good ergonomics can improve your health and productivity. After all, you can’t do your best if you’re uncomfortable. Unfortunately, many computer workstations are not ergonomically friendly, putting the health of many workers at risk. Below are some of our tips to creating an ergonomic computer workstation:   The Monitor You’ll be staring at a monitor

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Why Should You Get an Ergonomic Evaluation?

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics Assessment

More and more American workers spend their days at a desk. In fact, the number of desk workers in this country is higher than it’s ever been before, increasing by a whopping 83% since 1950. It’s no secret either that sitting all day, every day, is bad for our health, but what can you do

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Stretches and Exercises to Reduce Your Lower Back Pain

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics at Home

Lower back pain is an extremely common phenomenon for American workers, with about 31 million experiencing it at any given time. To help reduce your lower back pain, you can perform exercises to strengthen and stretch out the muscles and ligaments. These exercises can even be done while working at home, or on break at

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How to Stay Active While Working from Home

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics at Home

We’ve discussed how you can stay active and get more steps in while working in an office. But what about when you’re working at home? Staying active while working from home is even more difficult than when working in an office. After all, there’s no commute, and if you live in small quarters (like an

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