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3 Ways You Are Unknowingly Stressing Your Back

In most cases of back pain, poor posture is to blame. For those who maintain good posture while standing, it's important to remember that you need to maintain good posture in any position you put your…

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4 Ways to Protect Your Hands And Wrists

Iíve been running an online business in some shape or form for the last five years. Truth be told, every aspect of my business requires a computer at this point due to having team members in different…

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3 Tips to Make Stretching Not Suck

Lets face it, most people know they should stretch but never do. Why? Although having enough time is a factor, the majority of people donít stretch becauseÖ stretching sucks! How did they come to that…

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How to Be Healthier at the Office (Infographic)

We spend about 2,000 hours a year, or more, at our jobs. Many of those hours can be hard on our backs, our minds, and our health in general. Read the infographic below for helpful tips on making the b…

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Pain in the Class: The Ergonomics of the Classroom Desk

Close to a decade ago, when I worked in a cubicle-littered office along with a few dozen other fledgling journalists, an ergonomics expert paid us an obligatory visit. This came after many of us, wh…

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Pain in the Neck

By Kermit Pattison You arrive at your job feeling fine. But by mid-afternoon, you're feeling like someone has put a death grip on your neck and upper back, and no amount of head rolling, neck gra…

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Sitting Exercises for the Office

Extended periods of sitting seem to be an occupational hazard in todayís information age. Even if you have good posture habits and the best ergonomic chair, your body will need a break to release musc…

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Good Ergonomics, Good Sense

Injuries stemming from computer use were a big surprise to me when I entered the health and safety field. I expected to encounter toxic chemical exposures, falls, cuts, eye injuries, amputations and …

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