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 →

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 →