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An Introduction to Office Ergonomics


With the rise in popularity and availability of mobile devices, an increase in postural strain is being placed on our bodies. Poor posture while using tablets, cell phones and other media place the upper body in a position of increased neck flexion with rounded shoulder posturing. This can lead to a variety of musculoskeletal issues and postural deviations. Given the length of time already spent in these postures on a daily basis, working in these postures places office workers at an even higher risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders.

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Stretching at Work

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There are five components of fitness: cardiovascular performance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition, and flexibility. Improving flexibility through stretching is an important preparatory activity that is advocated for improving physical and functional performance. Maintaining good flexibility also aids in the prevention of injuries to the musculoskeletal system.

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“We've Always Done It This Way"

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As a matter of doing business, your day-to-day processes will be used and evaluated to determine what is efficient and creating the outcomes that you expect. Sometimes it takes bravery or extra resources to change course when something doesn’t work, but if it doesn’t work, change will be necessary eventually. Even if a process is working fine, that doesn’t mean you won’t find something that will work even better or perhaps enhance what you already have.

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