ergonomics

Ergonomics for Parents

"As parents, your first instinct is to forget about yourself to take care of the newborn baby."

physical therapy ergonomics, baby in cribThe days, weeks, and the months following a new addition to the family is a joyous time for parents. But, it can also take quite a toll on their bodies. This, in turn can lead to injuries. Oftentimes, we think of injuries in terms of sports or a recreational activity. However, parenting can make you susceptible to injury due to poor body mechanics or to strain from repetitive movements. 

5 Tips for a Comfy Workstation

illustration of workstationBack and neck problems are so prevalent these days. Chances are, you're experiencing pain now.

If accident or trauma is not a factor, it's likely the cause of the problem is due to bad posture or habits which lead to a faulty movement pattern.

If your work is sedentary and involves the use of a computer, the setup of your workstation may be a major factor related to your pain.

Below are some easy tips for creating an ergonomic workspace that improves your health.

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