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Category Archives: Ergonomics

18 Jun, 2018

Travel Plans Coming Up?

Travel plans in the future? Maybe a summer vacation is on the calendar. Trips are always something to look forward to and we want to make sure you get to your final destination without any nagging aches or pains that could get in the way of fully enjoying your time. If you’re planning on driving,

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27 Apr, 2018

Three tips to stand up straighter with less discomfort

By: Devin Wurman, DPT These days, more people are working sedentary jobs at a desk and/or using mobile technology for their day to day communications. Think about how you sit when you do these things. How is your posture? It’s so easy for us to slip into a poor posture when we’re mindlessly reading emails

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6 Mar, 2018

5 Causes of Poor Posture

By Alyssa Burke, LPTA I don’t know about you, but growing up I constantly heard “stand up straight”, “don’t slouch”, “keep your shoulders back”. Good posture is something that we are taught but don’t always think about as we carry on with our daily activities until we start to notice aches and pains. It’s often

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29 Nov, 2017

Addressing Back Problems Starts With Assessing the Core

By Cierra Washington, ATC Why are we focusing on my core if I’m here for a back problem? This is a question we often hear in physical therapy and with good reason. Wouldn’t you wonder why you were being instructed to strengthen a part of your body that isn’t necessarily where you’re feeling pain or

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16 Nov, 2017

Poor Sitting, Standing and Screen Time Posture Can Lead to Discomfort

How good is your posture? If you spend hours driving, texting, typing or even just sleeping in the wrong position, the odds are you have either poor posture or neck pain. Spending extended periods of time in incorrect position can lead to incorrect movement patterns and increase your injury risk over time. Posture is extremely

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4 Apr, 2017

Proper Ergonomics for Car Travel

By: Brittany Browder, ATC, MA, CEIS Warmer weather is here and some of you might be getting ready for fun spring break trip or planning a summer vacation. If you’re planning on driving to your destination, you should take into consideration proper ergonomic postures. Long drives can mean many hours of both drivers and passengers

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4 Oct, 2016

Office Ergonomics: Is Your Desk in Ergo Shape?

By Brittany Pullen MA, ATC. Do you ever experience pain or discomfort while working at your desk? Do you experience headaches, eye strain, shoulder, neck or back pain while sitting at your workstation? If you answered yes, then your office may have some shaping up to do. So what exactly is ergonomics? Ergonomics is defined

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