As a society, we thrive on technology and find it excruciating to live without our smartphones. In fact, according to a Pew Research Center report study, smartphone use is up by 35 percent since 2011, and 85 percent of smartphone users are younger Americans.
Health and wellness are at the forefront of ergonomics and ergonomic design. Ergonomic experts and product developers create items that help ease back pain, improve posture and alleviate carpal tunnel syndrome sans surgery. There is one particular product on the market that improves your overall health – an ergonomic footrest from Score Pro 959.
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According to statistics, approximately 8 million people travel on a daily basis. Flying for hours on end can cause stiff muscles, a condition called Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), heavy legs, and swollen feet and ankles. Those with poor circulation suffer most when traveling, however, thanks to cramped airplane seats and little leg room, even the healthiest among us experience leg pain. There is a way to ease your aches when traveling. Here are some:
After spending 8 plus hours in front of your computer screen, you may feel an aching sensation along your back. Most Americans spend too much time hunched over a keyboard, and that is one of the causes of chronic back pain. Add constant texting to your daily routine and you have another culprit. In fact, a Temple University study discovered that increased texting brings on a painful back, neck and shoulders. Let’s not forget the detriment of sitting all day at work. All in all, typing, texting and sitting for prolonged period of time can really hurt your back.
Thankfully, there is an way to alleviate those aches without surgery. Here are 7 solutions to ease chronic back pain.
The ergonomic industry is expanding. Developers are now creating ergonomic products for outside the office to improve every day life. From a visually appealing, ergonomic door handle to an ergonomic coffee mug, here are 5 of the most innovative, unique ergonomic products on the market.
After a long day at the office, it’s challenging to find the time and motivation to exercise. Top that with gym memberships, a long commute and, if you have a family, household duties and child rearing, it’s no wonder most of Americans binge watch television every night. Fortunately, there’s a solution to improve your health with minimal time — stretching at work.
Traditional keyboards are becoming obsolete thanks to ergonomic design. The switch is needed as more and more employees complain about carpal tunnel and shoulder strain. Between 2014-2015, there were over 55,300 of work-related musculoskeletal disorders reported, according to HSE statistics.
An ergonomic keyboard is an affordable and proven solution to decrease workplace-caused disorders and injuries. Here are other great health benefits to using an ergonomic keyboard:
Many of us begin a new year hoping to burn calories and get into an exercise routine. Many of us also don’t have the time or energy to exercise before or after work – or we just don’t want to. So, what can you do? You don’t give up, that’s for sure. It’s easy to become complacent and say, “I just can’t add anything else to my packed schedule.” Well, we’re here to show you a few ways to exercise and burn calories at the office — without looking silly.
A new year is upon us, which means it is time to set New Years resolutions, and most of us set goals that tackle weight loss and overall wellness. In order to meet said resolutions, we must take them on daily, as better health and fitness isn’t just achieved by hitting the gym 3 times per week. We must take daily steps to live better in the new year.
Don’t know where to start? Here are five action steps to tackle daily to help you reach your New Years Resolution for better health and wellness.
Tis the season to be merry – and shop till you drop. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or Christmas you’ve probably spend the last few days looking for last-minute gifts. It is December, after all! But, there’s no need to stress – really. We have you covered. These amazing gifts are perfect for loved ones as they help with wellness. Check out our Ergonomic Holiday Gift Guide for great health and wellness.