Ergonomics play a huge role in reducing the development in musculoskeletal disorders and workplace injuries in the manufacturing industry. In order to improve workplace ergonomics, one expert shares his strategies to ensure employees are safe, healthy, and productive during their shift.
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Can’t seem to get those kinks out of your shoulders? You’re not alone. Desk workers often suffer from upper back and shoulder pain because of long hours of sitting time. To get rid of the pain, do these easy exercises, which you can do right from your seat!
Do you always find yourself cracking your neck whenever you’ve been slouched over your computer for long periods of time? To get those kinks out of your neck, as well as improve your desk posture, make it a habit to do these 3 simple yoga poses.
Previous research has shown positive results from virtual reality in terms of treating people’s pain. In this newest study, researchers test the effects of VR-based treatments on patients with pain, hospitalized in a Los Angeles medical center. Read more to find out the results from the study.
Desk exercises are great for getting a light workout in while doing something mindless at the office, such as reading emails. But if you’re feeling conscious about others watching your every move, feel free to follow these exercises to work your arms and abs.
In a world where medical marijuana, acupuncture, massage and psychological therapies are considered the most popular alternative pain management methods, virtual reality falls under the radar. But more hospitals in the West are adopting the technology to increase options for chronic pain patients.
Working at a desk for hours on end is pretty destructive to all parts of your legs, even leaving your feeling constricted because of the lack of movement and blood flow. Check out these desk exercises to relieve that tension in your calves.
Contrary to popular belief, ergonomics is not just about improving efficiency in the workplace. In fact, health experts are encouraging the public to apply ergonomic principles to their cars to maximize their comfort to and from the office, on road trips, while driving in general.
Companies everywhere are starting to bring their offices to ergonomic standards, but many would benefit from a complete makeover appealing to all five senses. After all, ergonomics is not just about the furniture. Read more to understand the concept experiential ergonomics and how businesses could apply them.
Last week, the Iowa Medical Cannabidoil Board voted for and against certain conditions concerning eligibility for medical marijuana use. While opioid dependency and generalized anxiety disorder were rejected, chronic pain was added to the list.