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Preventing Shoulder Injuries

Did you know that the risk of shoulder injury increases 3 to 5 times when doing overhead work? Above shoulder work should be designed out of the workplace, but some situations require it, such as a mechanic working under a car. How to Reduce Shoulder Injuries Perform... Read More »

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

In any industry, we find hazards of repetition, force, and awkward posture. The muscles that control our fingers are located in the forearm, and tendons connect these muscles to the bones in our fingers and hands. When we move our fingers, the tendons slide under a... Read More »

Choosing the Right Computer Mouse

While touch screens and hand held devices have grown in popularity, many desktop workstations still require a mouse. Selecting a good mouse requires finding one that is comfortable after long hours of use. This can prevent wrist and forearm pain in the future. Some... Read More »

The Benefits of a Vertical Mouse

Did you know the natural resting position of the wrist and forearm is the ‘thumbs-up’ position? This is a contrast to the position the standard flat mouse puts your arm in, rotating the forearm to get the hand in a palm down position (pronation). One of... Read More »