Workplace Ergonomics

June 2015

Keeping a Healthy Back at the Office

June 10th, 2015|

By Michael W. Hasz, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Over 90% of the population will have an episode of back pain. There are many potential causes of back pain. Because many people spend a significant amount of time at work, the habits we develop there can also impact the risk of developing this type of pain. Prolonged standing,
sitting, bending, or twisting can […]

April 2015

Workplace Ergonomics

April 7th, 2015|

By Erin M. Friend, P.T., D.P.T., C.E.A.S.
Ergonomics is the science of blending the workstation to the worker in order to increase health and productivity and decrease work-related musculoskeletal disorders.
Records show that ergonomics dates back to the 5th century when Hellenic civilizations used ergonomic principles to design tools and workplaces. Similarly, Hippocrates, the father of Medicine, […]