Workplace Ergonomics

  • Keeping a Healthy Back at the Office

    Keeping a Healthy Back at the Office

    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 […]

  • Workplace Ergonomics

    Workplace Ergonomics

    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 […]

Make sure your workplace is working for your back!

  • Consult with your company’s ergonomics expert, if available.

  • The center of your computer screen should be at your eye level.

  • Desk height should allow your forearms to rest comfortably at a 90-degree angle.

  • Work with your feet flat on the floor and your back against the chair.

  • Stand up and stretch every hour (use your phone or computer alarm as a reminder!).