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Repetitive Strain, Cumulative Trama, Carpal Tunnel
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is considered to be a Repetitive Motion Injury (RMI) however, it can occur after only a few very stressful occurrences. Other times, it can take months or years to develop.
Knee Pain and Ergonomics
On the surface, the knee is a very simple joint. It bends and it straightens. Detailed study reveals that other movements are required of the knee with every step we take. This article introduces ergonomic concepts to common problems and suggests some solutions.
Somatics - Book Review
Somatics is a theory of mind-body connection.Hanna proposes that the reason we feel older is because of psychological injuries. These get reflected in our bodies.Whether you believe this or not, his stretches and exercises are very good for overcoming many of the side-effects of ergonomic injury.
Trigger Finger - An Ergonomic Approach
Trigger Finger is a common condition, sometimes painless, generally irritating. This article gives some background on the condition and offers some ergonomic approaches.
Neck, Upper Back Tension, and Headaches
Headaches that come on during the day are often realated to work positions or practices. For those that sit during the day, the chair they use and how they use it can be important considerations. Here are some tips to gaining some control.
Holiday Ergonomics - Kitchen and Entertaining
During any Holiday or Family Event, there is particular stress placed on the hostess. For those with repetitive strain injury, this can be a time of real challenge. Read this article for some tips on managing both the kitchen and general stress.
Breathing for Posture and Focus
Complete breathing is recognized by masters of Yoga, Stress control, Martial Artists and Pilates instructors as one of the primary approaches to building strength, focus, and postural awareness. These three items are primary compenents in developing good ergonomics.
Unlearn Your Pain - Book Review
The book Unlearn Your Pain deals with the problem of Chronic Pain. Pain can control your life. The book describes and leads you through a method of regaining control.
GoRiser Laptop stand - Product Review
Have you traveled with a laptop? On a recent business trip I was given a Fellowes GoRiser laptop stand. Highly portable and compact, this piece of equipment has a lot to recommend it.
Ergonomics of Test Taking
Anyone who's ever taken a long exam knows it's stressful. Our bodies react to this stress. This not only affects our comfort, but our ability to attend to the test and remember what we need to.
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