ergonomics Newsletter


November 2 2011 Ergonomics Newsletter

One of the daily activities of life that EVERYONE has trouble with now and then is opening a jar. The latest article from the Ergonomics site at explores the various tools you can pick up that will assist you.

RSI and Opening a Jar
When you have a Repetitive Strain injury in the upper extremities, shoulders, back or neck, one of the daily living activities that can become very difficult is opening a jar. Here are some ideas to make it easier.

The article looks at the benefits and difficulties with each type of opener so that you can select one that will work for you.

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Virginia Hixson is a Certified Professional Ergonomisst and Project Management Professional working in the San Franciso Bay area.

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