All Ergonomics Articles

Workstation Ergonomics: Guidelines for Computer Use by Children

Like adults, kids can develop back pain too. Teach your child these easy ways to avoid back and neck pain.

Sitting Disease and Its Impact on Your Spine

Modern society encourages inactivity, and sitting for extended periods is linked to chronic disease and wreaks havoc on your spine.

Workstation Ergonomic Tips: Computer Monitors and Posture

Properly positioning your computer's monitor or screen and body posture are key ergonomic considerations when setting up a workstation.

Ergonomic Keyboard and Mouse Use

A variety of alternative ergonomic designs for these devices have been developed.

Spine-defying Dance Moves: Michael Jackson’s “Antigravity Tilt”

Michael Jackson's antigravity tilt dance movement sent him leaning 45 degrees forward while keeping his back perfectly straight and feet anchored to the floor. Neurosurgeons explain his seemingly impossible feat.

Align Your Spine for Better Body Mechanics

Good posture combined with health body mechanics can help you prevent an episode of neck or back pain.

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.

Are You Sitting Comfortably? How Your Chair Can Cause Back Pain

There is no single best ergonomic chair. But there are questions to answer to help you determine if the chair is right for you.

Sitting, Redefined

Many are using stability balls in place of traditional chairs to improve posture, concentration, learning, and prevention of back pain.

Ergonomics: The Human Body and Injury Prevention

Ergonomics is concerned with how our environment interacts with our work. It also looks for ways to decrease the risks of injury and illness.

How Fashion Ergonomics Helps Your Spine

How fashion ergonomics impacts the spine, and how you can use it to help you look good and feel even better.

Body Mechanics and Your Spine: Tips 1 - 3

To prevent painful back and neck injuries, make sure you have both good posture and good body mechanics. Combined, they can keep you from hurting your spine.

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."

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.

Tips for Snow Shoveling: How to Avoid Back Pain

This article covers the best type of shovel, what you should wear, and what you should do before heading out in the winter wonderland.
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