Dealing with Wrist Pain Day & Night

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can be quite debilitating, especially since you get it from excessive/repeated use of your hands, wrists, and fingers.  It’s somewhat of a cyclical problem because if you didn’t need to use your hands so much, you wouldn’t have gotten it in the first place!  Typing, texting, and mousing are an integral part […]

Tips for Avoiding Wrist Pain & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is an increasingly popular work-related injury, and not in a good way.  Even though CTS is not a new medical problem, due to the excessive use of our hands and wrists as we type, mouse, and text, more and more people are suffering the effects of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. What is Carpal […]

Tips for Avoiding Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a frustrating and debilitating part of many people’s lives.  While some have suffered a specific injury, such as car accident or sports injury, others have no idea what caused the pain and why they’re experiencing it still.  While a physical injury or accident is a legitimate source of shoulder pain for some, a […]

Tips for Making Your Work Space More Ergonomic

Last time we talked about timeless ergonomic principles for setting up an ergonomic work station, as well as some ergonomic tools for meeting those principles.  The basic premise is to minimize movement and strain and maximize productivity by reducing distraction.  I supplied some tips and tools for setting up an ideal work station.  Today, I […]

Tips for Reducing Wrist Pain

Wrist Pain & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Wrist pain and actual injury is quite serious these days.  It’s not just athletes and musicians who are at risk either.  Now that we all spend huge chunks of our days typing, texting, and mousing, we are all at risk.  Before you write off wrist injury as an unlikely […]

Tips for an Ergonomic Workstation

Many people spend hours each day sitting at a desk, and most office workers complain that at some point they are uncomfortable or even in pain as a result of their workspace and habits. Here are some easy tips for creating a more comfortable, ergonomic workstation. Upgrade your chair. You chair is the foundation of […]

Shoulder Pain: Tips for Finding Relief

The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body, but it is also highly susceptible to injury. Pain and injury are frequently caused by repetitive motion and poor posture. Too often, computer users unconsciously sit in awkward positions instead of maintaining a natural, relaxed sitting position. This quickly leads to soreness and pain. Here […]

Ergonomics Reduce Work-Related Stress

Work-induced stress often results in physical aches and pain. What is often overlooked, however, is that physical stress and strain can add to our stressed state of mind, making matters worse. If you often come home from with headaches, back pain or more, it may be time to look at you physical comfort and evaluate […]

Ergonomic Tips for More Energy

Are your days feeling too long? Are you  tired and drained of energy before you even reach the end of a work day? While you should consider medical reasons for low energy, upgrading to ergonomic tools can help prevent spending your energy on muscle strain and pain. Here are a few tips that have helped […]

Laptop Ergonomics: Tips For On the Road

Laptops are great! They are portable and compact, easy to take anywhere. But laptop computers are just not designed to be ergonomic. At your home or office, you can add ergonomic tools or a docking station to improvement comfort, but this is practically impossible when you are on the road. Here are some guidelines for […]