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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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4 Tips to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomic Injury

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that plagues many desk workers across the country. When you spend most of your days typing on a keyboard, you squeeze the major nerves in your hand as they travel through your wrist. This results in carpal tunnel syndrome. The condition can worsen over time, impeding your work and

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Benefits of a Document Holder

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomic Injury Prevention, Ergonomics Products, Workplace Injury Reduction

Through the course of workdays, office workers are required to manage and track documents. While this paperwork does not present any challenge, employees can greatly benefit from the use of ergonomic document holders. While employers might try to let workers enjoy plenty of space, many workstations are still filled with different items that take up

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How to Set Up a Home Office in a Small Space

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics at Home

Due to the coronavirus, we have said goodbye to our cubicle and hello to home offices. While working in our yoga pants and PJs sounds fun, the reality of work-from-home is much different. Most of us don’t have spacious studies or home offices to take advantage of. Instead, we live in small houses or cramped

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