Ergonomics is the applied science of designing and developing equipment, workstation layout and work strategies to best suit and protect the human body. The goal of ergonomics is to minimize fatigue, discomfort, injury and emotional stress.
It's important to recognize that even the most ergonomically correct environment will not prevent repetitive stress injuries if the body is simply overworked. The body has limitations with what it can withstand. Surpassing those limitations will most definitely result in injury.
At Atlas Health Care Center our Encino chiropractors and team of specialists can devise a treatment plan to best minimize and reduce future injury, in addition to maintain whole body wellness.
The links below will provide you will helpful tips on reducing injury for common day to day routine rituals.
- The Right Chair
- Adjusting Your Monitor
- Proper Telephone Techniques
- Setting Up Your Workstation
- Taking Mini-Breaks and Stretching
- Proper Lifting Techniques