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Computer Related Injury - Why Me?
This article reviews how cause of ergonomic symptoms are identified by research. It briefly looks at the individual factors that may make one person more susceptable to injury than another and introduces the reader to some of the more well known resources for infomation about current knowledge.
Computers and Ergonomics
Ever wonder how injuries can happen from using a computer? This article reviews a few of the basic risk factors and presents a method for minimizing them.
DeQuervain's Tenosynovitis-Thumb and Wrist Pain
DeQuervain's Syndrome is a painful and limiting condition of the thumb tendons - and it can make you feel helpless. Almost everything we do except walk uses our thumbs, from buttoning a shirt to riding a bike, to opening a door.
Dragon Naturally Speaking - Voice Recognition
Dragon Naturally Speaking is perhaps the most well known voice recognition software in use by the ordinary person. It can take dictation, control web browsing, or work with a spreadsheet. Version 12 has expanded useability that makes it even better for those with upper extremity limitation.
DXT Presicision Mouse - Product Review
The DXT Precision Mouse is an departure from standard vertical or highly canted mouse design. In fact, hand contact with the mouse is restricted to the fingers and thumb.
Ergo Concept-Humans are the Same
Humans have limits. From a physical point of view, the ergonomist is most concerned about the people in the higher and lower percentiles. These are the ones most difficulty with tools, equipment and presentation that are designed for the average person. They are most likely to be injured.
ErgoConcept- Memory Limits
Why do we make errors everyday? How did that flour end up in the refrigerator and the milk in the pantry? Here, we look at the mental workload of every day life and how it contributes to these errors.
Why do some designs work better than others? Designing for the expected response decreases error and increases people's trust of the device. The more advanced or critical the piece of equipment, the more important this design factor is.
ErgoMates - Product Review
Product Review for ErgoMates, the portable and individual anti-fatigue mat you attach to your shoe.
Ergonomic Garden Solutions - Garden Boxes
Ergonomic gardening can be enhanced through using Garden Boxes for items that require frequent or close attention. Whether you're weeding or controlling pests, it's easier if you can see and reach what you're working with.
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