Category Archives: Ergonomics

Bad Posture can “Switch Off” Back Muscles

Slumping in front of the television or computer could deactivate muscles that support and protect your spine, triggering many otherwise inexplicable cases of lower back pain. A European Space Agency study in Berlin, Germany, in which young men spent eight … Continue reading

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Smartphone users ‘risking health’ with overuse of devices

People are risking their health by working on smartphones, tablets and laptops after they have left the office, according to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. It says people have become “screen slaves” and are often working while commuting or after … Continue reading

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Ergonomics at Work

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Alexander Technique helps with Posture

ERGONOMICS… The term “ergonomics” is derived from two Greek words: “ergon,” meaning work, and “nomoi,” meaning natural laws. Ergonomists study human capabilities in relationship to work demands. POSTURE… In recent years, ergonomists have attempted to define postures which minimise unnecessary … Continue reading

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Repetitive Strain Injury – RSI

What is RSI? RSI (or occupational overuse syndrome, work-related upper limb injury or isometric contraction myopathy) is caused by repeated overuse and injury to the muscles of the hands, wrists, arms or shoulders. For example, constant movement of the fingers … Continue reading

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Imitation UGG Boots ‘Can cause Damage’ to the Body

Experts say that wearing cheap versions of UGG-style boots could cause serious health problems later on in life. Dr Ian Drysdale is principal of the British College of Osteopathic Medicine and is warning the soft boots don’t give feet any … Continue reading

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More Hints for Lap Top Users

This is a great short Video for Lap-Top Users. Please look and learn !

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