All Ergonomics Articles

Plane Speaking: Your flight plan to avoid back pain

Anyone who’s ever flown in coach or economy class already knows that the design of airplane seats is neither anatomically-friendly nor comfortable and that most seats “offer no lumbar support."

Posture: What About It?

Very often painful conditions of the spine and extremities can originate in areas of high stress often precipitated by faulty postures and musculoskeletal imbalances.

Is Your Cell Phone Killing Your Back?

If you are reading this article on a cell phone or tablet, you are probably doing it right now:Tilting your head forward and down in order to look at your device.

Ergonomic Tips: Computer Use by Senior Citizens

People of all ages can benefit from the computer use tips presented in this article by Dr. Alan Hedge.

Body Mechanics and Your Spine: Tips 7 - 10

Tips 7 through 10 to help you improve your body mechanics and keep your spine safe.

Body Mechanics and Your Spine: Tips 4 - 6

Take a lesson in body mechanics from the professionals - the golf professionals that is. Learn how they keep their focus on back-saving movements.

Ergonomic Guidelines for Computer Workstations - 10 Steps for Users

Creating a good ergonomic working arrangement is important to protecting your health. The 10 steps in this article are a brief summary of those things that most Ergonomists agree are important.

Ergonomic Keyboard and Mouse Use

What works best for you is what you find most comfortable an easy to use in a neutral posture.

Back Pain Prevention at Work

A chiropractor provides tips on building an ergonomic, spine-friendly home office.

Ergonomics: Introduction to Guidelines for Nursing Homes

Nursing homes that have implemented injury prevention efforts have achieved considerable success in reducing work-related injuries and associated workers' compensation costs.

Back Care for Sitting Work

Sitting has become a way of life for many Americans. Because we sit so much, it is necessary to be aware of the importance of sitting in a proper chair to keep your back pain free.

Back Care for Nurses

Nursing easily tops the list of occupations that are most associated with work-related musculoskeletal disorders. This page has information and statistics discussing the importance of back care in nursing.

Ergonomically Designed Computer Products: Are All Beneficial?

Keyboard, mousing, writing and viewing documents on a computer monitor require different height adjustments for an optimal ergonomic work space.

Workstation Ergonomics: Keyboard and Computer Use

Ergonomic's expert, Professor Alan Hedge, provides many tips to help you set up your workstation to help avoid back and neck injury.

Workstation Ergonomics: Take a Break!

All ergonomists agree that it is a good idea to take frequent, brief rest breaks from computer and desk work.