February 1 2011 Ergonomics Newsletter
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.
Remember that ergonomics.bellaonline.com site has even more references about dealing with pain, and about musculoskeletal pain in general.
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virginia hixson, Ergonomics Editor
virginia hixson is a Certified Professional Ergonomist practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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