Rural workplace assessment seem to difficult or expensive? Think again.

January 20, 2016
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Remote Workplace Assessments Injured workers in country & remote locations are often under-serviced & their recovery can be slow or difficult. Why? – No early intervention assessments are done because of the high costs or difficulty in providing these. – Difficulty finding local therapists who are suitably experienced and can provide the assessments needed. –.. read more →

A common workstation problem

January 19, 2016
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Workstation Ergonomics A very common workstation situation which causes musculoskeletal issues is when work requires alternating between paperwork and the computer work. Putting papers at the front of the desk (for easy reading and writing) and the keyboard further away causes the arms to extend forward, the shoulders and the upper back to round and.. read more →

Perching – not sitting and not standing!

January 19, 2016
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Perching Workstation Perching is great! A mixture of the sitting and standing, perchingis higher sitting with body weight supported by a stool as well as your legs on the floor. What is so good about perching? Some postures are better than others. NASA has defined a ‘neutral body posture’ which is half way between sitting.. read more →

Use it, or lose it!

January 19, 2016
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Back Exercises Most Australians will at some point in their lives have a problem with their back. There are some cultures in the world however where back pain hardly exists. One very likely reason would be back strength and flexibility. Throughout our lives we need to keep our back and surrounding tissues strong and flexible… read more →

Are you using the right pillow?

January 19, 2016
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Ergonomic Pillows As we can spend about 1/3 of our lives sleeping – with our head on a pillow – it is an important factor in the quality of our sleep and our spinal health. Those with neck pain often search for a pillow which assists their pain. We know of one customer who bought.. read more →

Sit less – Stand more!

January 15, 2016
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Standing Workstations Do you sit for hours without getting up? We all understand the benefits of a good chair which fits well, provides suitable support and is well adjusted. However, a chair, no matter how good it is does NOT make prolonged sitting safe and healthy for your back! Sitting for long periods is very.. read more →

Is a standard chair right for you?

January 15, 2016
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Standard Chair Alternatives We see people on a daily basis who are searching for a chair which does not aggravate their pain and discomfort. One thing they often ask us is whether an ‘alternative’ type of chair will help them more than a ‘standard’ type of chair. From around the 1970’s with the invention of.. read more →